United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 07/17/2022

Rwanda ‘lies’ on gay rights as activist claims they were told to assure refugees

Rwanda’s leaders are scrambling to make the country appear safe for gay people, it was claimed yesterday. A senior activist there told the People he was approached by officials and asked to…

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ADDED ON: 07/14/2022

Glasgow Pride first in Europe to have bisexuality theme – here’s what you need to know

GLASGOW'S Pride Mardi Gla is set to be the first major pride in Europe to have Biesexuality as its theme with celebrations getting underway this weekend. Political figures will speak at the event, including Scottish…

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ADDED ON: 07/13/2022

Penny Mordaunt doubles down on trans stance and says she never wanted Gender Recognition Act reform.

Tory leadership candidate Penny Mordaunt has said that she never supported plans to reform the Gender Recognition Act. Mordaunt served as equalities minister under Theresa May across 2018 and 2019, and during…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2022

Michael Cashman introduces bill to legalise same-sex marriage in British Overseas Territories

A bill has been introduced in the House of Lords to legalise same-sex marriages in British Overseas Territories where they’re currently banned. Gay rights pioneer Lord Michael Cashman put the private members’…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2022

Conversion therapy ban hangs in the balance after Boris Johnson’s resignation, former advisor says

Boris Johnson resigning as prime minister puts the future of the conversion therapy ban up in the air, according to Jayne Ozanne. A conversion therapy ban was first promised by then-prime minister Theresa May in…

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ADDED ON: 07/06/2022

Cabinet minister says ‘predatory’ MPs targeting young gay men is a ‘real problem’.

A cabinet minister has said Westminster has a “real problem” with older gay men making “predatory advances” on young male parliamentary workers. The anonymous remark, made in a Politico piece published Tuesday…

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ADDED ON: 07/03/2022

50 years of Pride in the UK and why we still need it

“I came out to my mother with the words: ‘Mum, I think I’m becoming homosexual.’” Ted Brown grew up in London at a time when homosexuality was illegal. When he was 14,…

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ADDED ON: 06/29/2022

The Pink Foxes Organise to Protect Queer People in Dublin.

On a recent Tuesday afternoon, Dr Stephen Hatton waited nervously in a large room with red walls and a high ceiling on the first floor of Outhouse, the queer community centre on…

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ADDED ON: 06/21/2022

Gay pro rugby player Nick McCarthy comes out in Ireland to widespread acceptance.

Nick McCarthy, a professional rugby player for Leinster in Ireland, has come out publicly as gay. In an interview with his team’s website, McCarthy said he considered leaving the sport as he…

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ADDED ON: 06/20/2022

How Henna Is Helping Proudly Brown And Queer Individuals Reconnect With Their Heritage

In a rebellious move against the gender binary, as well as notions of toxic masculinity imposed by their South Asian heritage, brown gay men and non-binary individuals are adorning their hands with…

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ADDED ON: 06/18/2022

Cycling’s governing body sets stricter rules for transgender athletes

Transgender cyclists face tougher eligibility rules after the sport’s governing body doubled the period of time before a rider transitioning from male to female can compete. Riders were previously required to have…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2022

Gay Rugby Player Beaten So Badly He May Never Play Again.

A gay rugby player in Ireland says he may never again play the sport he loves after a brutal homophobic beating that left him with a shattered ankle and a dangerous eye…

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