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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 […]

DC To Launch Gay Couple Led Comic With ‘Midnighter & Apollo’

DC To Launch Gay Couple Led Comic With ‘Midnighter & Apollo’

DC’s most iconic gay couple (since the inclusion of the Wildstorm universe into the main ‘New 52’ continuity) ‘Midnighter & Apollo’ are returning to comics in their own series. ‘Midnighter & Apollo’ will be a six part limited series launching in October, that will see the two characters continuing on their adventures after the event […]

Doctor Who Spin-Off To Have Gay Lead

Doctor Who Spin-Off To Have Gay Lead

Upcoming Doctor Who spin-off show ‘Class’ will be featuring a gay lead character.  The news has come from show producers, who were planning on keeping the characters sexuality a non-issue until the show aired, but have chosen to make the announcement following the Orlando shooting. Author Patrick Ness, who is helming the upcoming series, has […]

Gay Teen, 15, Sets Himself On Fire Following Homophobic Bullying

Gay Teen, 15, Sets Himself On Fire Following Homophobic Bullying

A fifteen year old boy from Agra, India, (who has remained unidentified by the press) set himself on fire this Sunday following homophobic abuse he received from school mates. Reports are saying that the student was discovered being intimate with a fellow male student in a local park, and subsequently received harassment and abuse.  Following […]

France To End Ban On Gay & Bisexual Blood Donations

France To End Ban On Gay & Bisexual Blood Donations

Marisol Touraine, the French Health Minister, has gone on record to state that France will be lifting its ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men in the spring of 2016, saying that it signals the end ‘of taboo and discrimination.’ The ban, which exists in many countries around the world, including the United […]

Norwich Pride – My First Pride Event

Norwich Pride – My First Pride Event

Last week was the first time I had ever attended a Pride event in my life.  To be honest, I knind of feel a little ashamed saying that.  Despite not figuring out I’m trans until I was into my twenties I’ve known I’m Pansexual since my early teens, yet in all that time I’d never […]

Nigerian President Shuts Down Questions On Gay Rights In US Congress Visit

Nigerian President Shuts Down Questions On Gay Rights In US Congress Visit

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari visited US Congress yesterday (Wednesday 9th July), where he shut down any questions on marriage equality in his home country. Speaking at a joint session of the senate and house committees on foreign affairs during his four day visit Buhari said emphatically that gay sex would remain illegal in Nigeria and […]

Printers ‘Facing Action’ For Refusing To Make Civil Partnership Invitations

Printers ‘Facing Action’ For Refusing To Make Civil Partnership Invitations

On the same day that the Republic of Ireland is voting on same-sex marriage rights yet another case of a couple receiving discrimination based on their sexuality has moved to the equalities tribunal. Partners Jonathon Brennan and John Kierans were reportedly turned away when they asked for a printers to make invitations for their civil […]

Americas Openly Gay Envoy For LGBT Rights To Visit Uganda

Americas Openly Gay Envoy For LGBT Rights To Visit Uganda

American President Barack Obama earlier this year created the position of Special Envoy for LGBT Rights in order to fight anti-LGBT legislation around the world and appointed openly gay senior diplomat Randy Berry to the role. In one of his first assignments Berry will be facing an incredibly tough challenge as he travels to Uganda […]

Texas University Bans Athletes From Same-Sex Relationships

Texas University Bans Athletes From Same-Sex Relationships

LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas has just updated their handbook for student athletes, and have made some shocking changes. According to reports on a number of media websites, it now reads ‘Consistent with our desire to celebrate and model a scriptural approach to sexuality, the university prohibits same-sex dating, behaviours and public advocacy for the […]

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