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LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 03/20/2018

Christopher Wylie: The Gay Vegan Who ‘made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’

Steve Bannon ‘loved the gays’, according to the man who says he developed a tool to harvest personal data on millions of Americans for the US election. Christopher Wylie, a 28-year-old Canadian…

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ADDED ON: 03/15/2018

Will Prince William’s Pledge Help Scrap Anti-LGBTI Laws in 37 Countries?

Prince William has pledged his support for LGBTI equality in the Commonwealth. Royals attended an event, hosted by Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland, to meet with LGBTI representatives. The Duke of Cambridge…

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ADDED ON: 03/14/2018

Belly Dancer Dons Beard to Protest LGBTI Abuse in Egypt

On a chilly March night, Shrouk El-Attar is preparing for a belly dancing show at a London club by pulling on a shimmering blue skirt, fixing a sparkly bra - and sticking…

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ADDED ON: 03/13/2018

Stratford-upon-Avon LGBTI Stall Shuts Over ‘abuse’

An LGBT stallholder says he received more than 100 homophobic comments in one morning, including being told homosexuality is an “illness”. Daniel Browne, a member of Warwickshire Pride, set up an information…

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ADDED ON: 03/08/2018

British Army Equality Ad Campaign Met with Anti-LGBTI Backlash

The British Army has released its ad campaign which lauds different sexualities, ethnicities and faiths after being criticized for being too “politically correct”. The £1.6 million “This is Belonging” campaign answers whether…

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ADDED ON: 02/24/2018

Stonewall Quits Pride in London Over Failure to Involve Black and Ethnic Minority Communities

Britain’s biggest LGBT charity has quit Pride in London and accused organisers of failing to represent non-white communities. Stonewall said the annual pride event had ignored repeated “concerns about the lack of…

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ADDED ON: 02/23/2018

Three Brits Arrested in Spain for ‘mocking gay couple’ on Flight to Gran Canaria

Three British tourists have been arrested for allegedly hurling abuse at a gay couple on a flight to Gran Canaria. The incident is said to have taken place on a flight from…

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ADDED ON: 02/21/2018

Bermuda’s Gay Marriage Reversal Sparks Fears Others May Follow

Bermudian Joe Gibbons and his Canadian partner were ecstatic last year when the wealthy Atlantic island legalized same-sex marriage after a long struggle for gay equality - but their joy only lasted…

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ADDED ON: 02/17/2018

The Shocking Abuse Aimed at Tom Daley Over Baby News Should Be a Wakeup Call for LGBT People

This week, on Valentine’s Day, Team GB Olympian Tom Daley and his husband Dustin Lance Black shared on social media the exciting news that they’re expecting a baby. What should have been…

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ADDED ON: 02/06/2018

Ethan Stables Convicted Over Gay Pride Attack Plan

Ethan Stables, 20, planned to strike at the LGBTI event at the New Empire pub in Barrow, Cumbria, in June 2017. He claimed he posted comments on Facebook to impress far-right friends…

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ADDED ON: 02/04/2018

Survey Finds Bullying of LGBT Pupils in Scottish Schools is Rife

More than one third of lesbian, gay and bisexual pupils experienced a hate crime or incident in the past year, according to a new survey. A poll of nearly 700 LGBT pupils…

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ADDED ON: 02/04/2018

Equality Charities Celebrate as Jersey Becomes Last Channel Island to Legalize Gay Marriage

Equality charities are celebrating after gay marriage was finally legalized on the Channel Island of Jersey. Politicians voted to pass the new marriage laws on Thursday night by a majority of 42-1. It followed…

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