United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 10/02/2022

Iceland publishes robust LGBTQ+ action plan which puts the UK to shame

Iceland has published its action plan on LGBTQ+ issues for the years 2022 to 2025, which includes an end to discrimination for queer blood donors, training in LGBTQ+ issues for police, “appropriate…

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ADDED ON: 09/25/2022

LGBT+ Conservatives urged to pull branded condoms ‘as a favour’ to Liz Truss

Internal emails from LGBT+ Conservatives suggest the group was told to pull its branded condoms from conference by the prime minister. The party’s LGBTQ+ group announced on Thursday (22 September) that it…

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ADDED ON: 09/23/2022

Prove World Cup will be safe, England LGBTQ+ supporters’ group tells Qatar

The England national team’s largest LGBTQ+ supporters’ group has urged Qatar’s authorities to provide clear reassurances that it will be safe for gay fans to visit for the World Cup – and…

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ADDED ON: 09/19/2022

SCOTTISH FOOTBALLER ZANDER MURRAY COMES OUT AS GAY

Scottish footballer Zander Murray, a striker for Gala Fairydean Rovers, has come out as gay. In an interview with Gala Fairydean Rovers Football Club, Murray, 30, talked about the timing behind his…

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ADDED ON: 09/17/2022

Divorcing the TQ from LGB

The LGB is divorcing the TQ and there is a court case. While the world’s eyes are on Britain changing monarchs, those of us who are interested in gender politics are again…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2022

Soon-to-close NHS Tavistock clinic is accused of ‘wrongly convincing gay and bisexual people they were TRANS’ in bitter legal dispute

The UK's soon-to-close child gender clinic has been accused of wrongly convincing gay and bisexual people that they are trans. London-based Tavistock Clinic was ordered to close it doors in July after…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2022

Gay rights group was set up ‘to promote transphobic activity’, court told

The gay rights organisation LGB Alliance was set up to “promote transphobic activity rather than pro-LGB activities”, the head of Consortium, an umbrella group of LGBT organisations told a court on Monday.…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2022

Queen Elizabeth: The Commonwealth gay sex bans scrapped under her reign

LONDON, Sept 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Queen Elizabeth's 70-year reign saw a wave Commonwealth countries remove laws criminalising gay sex, most of which were introduced when they were part of the…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2022

EXPLAINER-What is Drag Queen Story Hour and why are the events under attack?

Children's storytime sessions led by drag queens are growing in popularity in countries from the United States to Japan – while fierce opposition campaigns are also gathering pace. Drag Queen Story Hour…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2022

National Trust members to vote on banning ‘divisive’ and ‘woke’ Pride celebrations

Anti-LGBTQ+ National Trust members are asking members to vote for the charity to ban “divisive” Pride events. The National Trust is a charity and membership organisation for heritage conservation in England, Wales…

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ADDED ON: 08/31/2022

LGBT activists set to march on Scottish Parliament over trans rights

LGBT campaigners are set to march on the Scottish Parliament calling for political parties to be “bolder” in the pursuit of transgender equality. Members of the SNP, Scottish Greens, Scottish Labour and…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2022

No place for hate’: Police remove lesbian protesters who crashed the Pride Cymru 2022 parade

Police removed a group of lesbians from a gay pride march in Cardiff after an officer was filmed telling the gender-critical women to step aside due to ‘confrontation’ with transgender marchers and…

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