United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 04/22/2019

More needs to be done’ to support North-East LGBT community

A LEADING campaigner who believe life is improving for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community says that much more needs to be done to bring about more change in the region.…

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ADDED ON: 04/22/2019

Lyra McKee: kindness defined her, we must fight for her memory

Like a lot of gay people, Lyra McKee spent a long time hiding first. Of course she did. The Bible told her she was going to Hell. Her society told her she…

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ADDED ON: 04/21/2019

THOUSANDS TURN OUT TO SAY NO TO SAME-SEX MARRIAGES IN CAYMAN

An estimated 2,000 people filled Cayman’s capital on Saturday (13 April) to rally against same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands. It comes on the heels of the Government saying it will appeal…

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ADDED ON: 04/20/2019

Northern Ireland Mourns Lyra McKee, Journalist and LGBT Activist Shot at Nationalist Riot

Lyra Mckee, a young journalist and activist for LGBT rights in Northern Ireland, was killed Thursday night by a bullet fired in the direction of police officers during a riot in the…

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ADDED ON: 04/16/2019

LGBT Syrian refugees launch legal challenge against UK Home Office ‘abandonment’

Fifteen LGBT Syrian refugees, living in Turkey, launched a legal claim against the UK Home Office on Monday. The group claim the British government has abandoned them despite assurances they will be…

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ADDED ON: 04/16/2019

Baby boomers ‘de-gay’ to survive life in Scottish care homes

Baby boomer LGBTQI people in care homes are “de-gaying” themselves to hide their sexual or gender identity for fear of bullying and discrimination from staff and other residents, a film maker has…

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ADDED ON: 04/10/2019

Buggery remains a crime, but UK hopes Guyana Govt. will soon facilitate gay rights

While Guyana and the United Kingdom (UK) continue to enjoy a healthy and fruitful relationship, and rarely butt heads when it comes to policies and laws, High Commissioner, Greg Quinn, said the…

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ADDED ON: 04/10/2019

LGBT protesters storm Dorchester Hotel over Brunei’s gay sex laws

Gay rights activists storm and block the entrance of the Sultan-owned Dorchester hotel in central London in a protest against Brunei imposing a death by stoning penalty law against gays and adulterers…

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ADDED ON: 04/05/2019

After court battle, Cayman Islands legalises same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage has become legal in the Cayman Islands following a landmark court case brought by a lesbian couple which their lawyers said on Monday could have implications in the wider Caribbean…

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ADDED ON: 04/04/2019

LGBT: The pilot who came out as transgender at 58

Captain Cat Burton always knew she wanted to be a pilot after her father took her in a jet fighter when she was just six months old. She also wanted to live…

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ADDED ON: 03/31/2019

Cayman Islands legalises same-sex marriage in historic ruling

The Cayman Islands has legalised same-sex marriage after a judge ruled prohibitions on such relationships was unconstitutional. The decision marked a personal victory - and the end of a tough legal battle…

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ADDED ON: 03/29/2019

First same-sex couple to marry in UK says five-year anniversary ‘marred’ by inequality for Northern Ireland couples

Five years since the first same-sex UK marriage, Peter McGraith calls for marriage equality to be extended to Northern Ireland Equal marriage advocates Conor McGinn MP and Lord Hayward issue joint statement…

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