United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 08/16/2022

The U.K. Turns Its Back on Transgender Ideology

By the spring of 2023, Britain’s state-run transgender youth clinic will shut its doors for good. NHS England announced it was closing the Tavistock gender-identity clinic last month after an independent report…

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ADDED ON: 08/15/2022

Winchester dance charity Move Momentum strive to be more inclusive with transgender awareness training

Move Momentum, based in Winchester, aims to provide accessible, inclusive and affordable dance classes for the community. Recently, staff from the dance charity attended Transgender Awareness training led by Mermaids, a charity that…

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ADDED ON: 08/12/2022

I would be illegal in half of Commonwealth countries: Tom Daley’s film on gay athletes

Out gay British Olympic gold medalist Tom Daley is receiving praise for his new documentary film ‘Illegal To Be Me‘ that explores the lives of gay athletes, many living in countries where…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2022

Archbishop of Canterbury condemns gay marriage, but Anglican bishops remain divided

The head of the Anglican Communion attempted to reinforce the church's stance against homosexual marriage this week, but the move was squashed by outcry from various bishops. The controversy came to a head during…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2022

Why Manchester is ‘way ahead of the rest of the country’ in the fight for LGBTQ rights

The LGBTQ community is part of the Mancunian identity, according to the co-author of a new book that explores queer history. Academic Matt Cook argues that there is a “real fusion of gay…

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ADDED ON: 08/04/2022

Powerful Anglican bishops call on ‘homosexual practices’ to be rejected because gay sex is a sin

On Tuesday (2 August), bishops of the Anglican Communion from across the globe held a confidential discussion on sexuality and human dignity. The once-a-decade Lambeth Conference, which brings together international bishops of the…

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ADDED ON: 08/03/2022

UK police arrest veteran because anti-LGBTQ post ’caused anxiety’

Shocking cell phone video purportedly shows a police officer in the United Kingdom explaining how an army veteran was arrested over an anti-LGBTQ post he reshared online that had caused someone "anxiety."…

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ADDED ON: 07/31/2022

Britain’s only children’s gender identity clinic to shut down

Britain's only dedicated gender identity clinic for transgender children and young people is to close, England's national health service announced on Thursday, in response to recommendations from an expert review. The Tavistock…

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ADDED ON: 07/30/2022

UK Government uses Commonwealth’s ‘soft power’ to push member countries to decriminalise LGBTQ community

The Government has made use of the ‘soft power’ of the Commonwealth to attempt to influence a change in laws discriminating against the LGBTQ in more than half of the international organisation’s…

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ADDED ON: 07/29/2022

UK Government uses Commonwealth’s ‘soft power’ to push member countries to decriminalise LGBTQ community

The Government has made use of the ‘soft power’ of the Commonwealth to attempt to influence a change in laws discriminating against the LGBTQ in more than half of the international organisation’s…

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ADDED ON: 07/26/2022

Motion to oppose same-sex marriage forces rethink of Anglican summit.

The archbishop of Canterbury has been forced into a last-minute rethink of plans to ask Anglican bishops to oppose same-sex marriage when they meet this week for the first Lambeth conference –…

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ADDED ON: 07/25/2022

Glasgow bagel business owner on mission to help young LGBT Scots

IAN Brooke still looks over his shoulder when walking along a street when his husband takes his hand. The 42-year-old does it instinctively to see who might be there, partly for their…

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