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LGBT+ rights

Former Labour PM Sir Tony Blair urges ‘respect’ for Qatar
1 week ago

Former Labour PM Sir Tony Blair urges ‘respect’ for Qatar

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My blood reached boiling point last month when the not-so-clever Foreign Secretary James Cleverly, above, berated those who condemned the decision to bring the 2022 World …
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Trans women under threat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
3 weeks ago

Trans women under threat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rainbow Sunrise Mapambazuko, a local LGBT+ organisation in the DRC, needs funds to relocate the seven from an area where they have have been forced with the choice …
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Stunning victories for LGBT+ and Black candidates in US mid-term elections
4 weeks ago

Stunning victories for LGBT+ and Black candidates in US mid-term elections

Minorities and marginalised people found favour with American voters in Tuesday’s midterm elections, choosing them to as their representatives.

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One stunning victory went to Democrat Maura T …
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Study shows that LGBT+ youngsters are coming out at earlier ages
2 months ago

Study shows that LGBT+ youngsters are coming out at earlier ages

In the US National Coming Out Day was launched in 1988, and by 1990 it became celebrated in all 50 states. It’s marked on October 11 each year.

This week, …
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Two Iranian woman sentenced to death for their support of LGBT+ rights
2 months ago

Two Iranian woman sentenced to death for their support of LGBT+ rights

Human Rights group Amnesty International has condemned the Islamic Republic of Iran for sentencing two LGBT+ activists to death on charges of “corruption on earth through the promotion of …
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Why we should all fear Italy’s lurch to the right
2 months ago

Why we should all fear Italy’s lurch to the right

As a resident in Spain for the past 12 years I was horrified to see footage of the rapturous applause given to the “post-fascist” leader of The Brothers of …
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National Trust urges members to reject hateful anti-LGBT+ resolution
3 months ago

National Trust urges members to reject hateful anti-LGBT+ resolution

Green, creator of an anti-gay, anti-vaccine website called Christian Voice UK, imagines he’s the right person to be elected to the Council of the National Trust, and vows that, …
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New LGBT+ centre in Brighton is named in honour of Pink Triangle Trust patron James Ledward
3 months ago

New LGBT+ centre in Brighton is named in honour of Pink Triangle Trust patron James Ledward

At the beginning of this year, GScene—the Brighton magazine edited and published by Ledward until his death—announced that the Brighton Rainbow Fund, which raises money and distributes it to …
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Spain approves new laws that will give gays and transgenders even greater protection
3 months ago

Spain approves new laws that will give gays and transgenders even greater protection

The Spanish government has approved measures that will strengthen protections already afforded to LGBT+ communities by, among other thing, recognising the rights of trans people’s “to be who they …
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‘Finely frocked gang’ of Anglicans have made a ‘horrible mistake’
4 months ago

‘Finely frocked gang’ of Anglicans have made a ‘horrible mistake’

Openly-gay Toksvik warned on Twitter that the lives of LGBTQ+ people were at stake after the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, affirmed the validity of Church of England resolution …
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