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Seattle Bans Conversion Therapy For LGBT Youth

Seattle Bans Conversion Therapy For LGBT Youth

  In a unanimous vote Seattle City Council has voted to pass an ordinance to ban conversion therapy on minors. The bill was sponsored by Seattle city council-member Lorena Gonzalez and had the support of the city mayor Ed Murray before it came to vote. The ban prevents mental health providers or religious groups from […]

LGBT+ Bullying At High Rate In Scottish Schools

LGBT+ Bullying At High Rate In Scottish Schools

LGBT Youth Scotland has announced that LGBT+ students are facing increased bullying at schools throughout the country. The group has reported that students have said that they are not confident in reporting the abuse they have been receiving, and that that strong leadership from school leaders and local authorities is needed to tackle the issue. […]

Oxfordshire Teens Verbally Assaulted after Council Refuses to Fly Rainbow Flag

Oxfordshire Teens Verbally Assaulted after Council Refuses to Fly Rainbow Flag

A group of teenagers were verbally assaulted while advocating for pride in the Oxfordshire town of Abingdon-on-Thames following the council’s refusal to fly the rainbow flag. The group of teens, ranging from 15 to 17 years-old organised the event to raise awareness of the issue and support Oxford Pride following the council’s refusal to display […]

Sainsbury’s Staff Tell Gay Couple To Stop Holding Hands – Offers £10 Gift Card As Apology

Sainsbury’s Staff Tell Gay Couple To Stop Holding Hands – Offers £10 Gift Card As Apology

Thomas Rees and his boyfriend Josh were asked to leave the Hackney branch of Sainsbury’s and told that a complaint had been made about them holding hands, claiming that they were ‘touching inappropriately’. Mr. Rees has spoken out about the incident to ITV News, saying ‘My boyfriend and I went to our local Sainsbury’s holding […]

British PM Hopeful Proudly Defends Homophobic Views

British PM Hopeful Proudly Defends Homophobic Views

With the resignation of David Cameron the Tory party has been looking for their next leader, someone who will not just become the next Tory leader, but an unelected Prime Minister.  After the final round of voting for candidates by members of the Conservative party today Home Secretary Theresa May stands in the lead, but […]

Florida State Attorney Kenneth Lewis Suspended For Anti-Orlando Rant

Florida State Attorney Kenneth Lewis Suspended For Anti-Orlando Rant

Florida Assistant State Attorney Kenneth Lewis has been suspended from his position following an anti-Orlando rant posted to his social media feed less than 24 hours after the Pulse massacre that claimed 49 lives just a week ago today. Lewis posted to his Facebook page, ‘Downtown Orlando has no bottom. The entire city should be […]

Missouri County Refused To Fly Flags At Half Mast For Orlando Victims

Missouri County Refused To Fly Flags At Half Mast For Orlando Victims

Following the tragic shooting in Orlando this weekend President Obama ordered that all American flags being flown on public buildings and grounds across the country be lowered to half mast ‘as a mark of respect for the victims’ until the end of the day on Thursday.  Officials in Cole County, Missouri have chosen to disobey […]

MS Gov Phil Bryant Would Rather Be Crucified Than Repeal Anti-LGBT Law

MS Gov Phil Bryant Would Rather Be Crucified Than Repeal Anti-LGBT Law

Mississippi governor Phil Bryant speaking at the FRC sponsored ‘Watchmen on the Wall’ conference, a group of Christians that focus on trying to ‘shape public policy and informed civic activism’, this weekend has said that he would rather be crucified then to repeal hateful anti-LGBT+ laws. The new law, House Bill 1523, was introduced in […]

Kansas School Threatens to Expel LGBT+ Students

Kansas School Threatens to Expel LGBT+ Students

Trinity Academy, a private Christian school in Wichita Kansas, locked out NBC 3 reporters looking for clarification about its contradictory statement regarding their written policy of expelling LGBT students, as well as those who have LGBT family members, friends or allies. Following a document leak to the Atheist publication Patheos, it has been revealed that the […]

Centre For Hate Studies Launches New Animation

Centre For Hate Studies Launches New Animation

The Leicester based Centre For Hate Studies has launched a new animated short to try and highlight the effect of people who suffer verbal abuse, harassment and physical attacks because of who they are. The animation takes the time to look at someone who is transgender, gay, disabled and of an ethnic minority. Real people […]

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