United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 01/02/2019

Good news: conversion therapies CAN cure gay people … of religion!

Teddy Prout, above, Director of Community Services for Humanists UK, claims that faith-based therapies aimed ‘curing’ homosexuality can result in people turning their back on religion. Speaking here about research currently being conducted into what…

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ADDED ON: 12/29/2018

Students hijack Ofsted signs in bid for LGBT inclusive sex ed in 2019

A group of student activists have created banners in the style of those made by Ofsted, the UK schools regulator, in a bid to highlight the lack of LGBT+ inclusive sex and…

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ADDED ON: 12/29/2018

Trans soldier Hannah Graf among those celebrated in New Year’s honors list

Trans soldier Hannah Graf has been celebrated in the New Year’s honors list among a whole host of exceptional people in the United Kingdom. The honors and bravery list gives out titles to people…

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ADDED ON: 12/27/2018

Anti-discrimination ‘We All Belong’ pledge launch

The ‘We All Belong’ campaign in Derry & Strabane have launched their pledge to tackle prejudice, racism, discrimination and all forms of hatred. Public representatives, as well as people with disabilities, LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 12/27/2018

Activists replace 200 Tube adverts with instructions on how to stop deportations

Campaign asks members of the public to protest deportations on commercial flights by refusing to take seat. Campaigners have “hacked” hundreds of adverts on the London Underground, replacing them with notices telling passengers how…

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ADDED ON: 12/25/2018

Peep Show’s Robert Webb slams trans charity that saves lives: ‘Mermaids sucks’

Peep Show star Robert Webb has attacked a UK charity that helps to save trans lives. The British comedian slammed Mermaids in a series of tweets that backed an article written by…

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ADDED ON: 12/25/2018

Stonewall hits back at ‘inaccurate’ transgender lottery grant bias claims

Stonewall has responded to an “inaccurate” article by the Sunday Times about a grant reportedly awarded to the charity by the Big Lottery Fund. The piece claimed £500,000 was donated to the…

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ADDED ON: 12/24/2018

Transgender university students told not to use men’s toilet

Two transgender students have received an apology from their English university after a security guard told them not to use the men’s toilets. The security guard allegedly asked the two students –…

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ADDED ON: 12/24/2018

LGBTQ young homeless people often remain invisible when mainstream providers deliver services

Earlier this week, it was revealed that there has been a huge spike in deaths of homeless people sleeping on Britain’s streets. We’re shocked and extremely saddened to hear about the rise…

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ADDED ON: 12/24/2018

Thousands of Canadians have signed petitions to ban conversion therapy

Thousands of Canadians have rallied behind two petitions calling for a nationwide ban of conversion therapy. It's part of a wider global trend condemning the practice.

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ADDED ON: 12/21/2018

CONIFA referee Raymond Mashamba, outed as gay in Zimbabwe, granted asylum in UK

Raymond Mashamba was being blackmailed over his sexuality by a former friend in Bulawayo before and during the CONIFA World Football Cup, an international tournament for teams not affiliated to FIFA at…

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ADDED ON: 12/20/2018

Explainer: What is a ‘terf’ and what’s going on with the UK’s debate on transgender rights?

IN 2015, IRELAND became the fourth country in the world to enshrine in law the right to gender recognition based on self-declaration. The historic move was a vital one for transgender people in…

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