United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 05/12/2018

Ghana: Stop ‘Forcing’ African Leaders to Legalize Homosexuality’

Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has chastised the Western world over attempts to lure African leaders into embracing homosexuality. Expressing his abhorrence for the act on Metro TV’s Good Evening…

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ADDED ON: 05/12/2018

British LGBT Awards 2018: Sandi Toksvig And Sue Perkins Lead The Winners

The stars of ‘Great British Bake Off’ past and present lead the winners at this year’s British LGBT Awards. The show’s former presenter Sue Perkins and current host Sandi Toksvig were honoured at the third annual event held in…

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ADDED ON: 04/30/2018

Northern Ireland: Supreme Court to Hear Christian Bakery ‘Gay Cake’ Case Four Years On

The Supreme Court will sit in Northern Ireland for the first time to judge whether a bakery refusing to make a cake with a same-sex marriage slogan is discriminatory. Ashers Bakery in Belfast, which…

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ADDED ON: 04/28/2018

2 in 5 LGBT Students in the UK Hide Who They Are for Fear of Discrimination

A report from Stonewall shows two in five LGBT students hide who they are at university for fear of discrimination. It also found that 7% of trans students have been physically attacked…

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ADDED ON: 04/24/2018

Coronation Street Actress Bhavna Limbachia: Muslim Girls Are Being Subjected to Gay ‘Cure’ Therapy

An actress who plays a gay Muslim on Coronation Street has said that fans often tell her they were subjected to gay ‘cure’ therapy. Bhavna Limbachia plays nurse Rana Nazir on the long-running ITV show, making history as…

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ADDED ON: 03/21/2018

Young Scots Author Creates Positive LGBT Role Model for Youths in Fantasy Novel

When Sophie Cameron was growing up in a small Highland village, teachers were forbidden by the notorious Section 28 from portraying homosexuality as normal. Now 30 and living in Barcelona with her…

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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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