As per UKIP prophecy, torrential rains await Holyrood as Scottish gays might be able to get hitched as soon as this autumn.
The UK Border Agency has detained Ugandan asylum seeker Jacqueline Nantumbwe, placing her at risk of abuse and deportation unless she can “prove” she’s gay.
With austerity here to stay and far-right parties on the rise, it is time now more than ever to recognise that queer liberation cannot be disentangled from economic justice.
From India to Uganda, the legacy of British colonial sodomy laws live on today in many countries around the world. What can or should the Commonwealth do about this, if anything at all?
2013 brought equal marriage to the shores of the UK, and the gays were saved! Well not really. Or not much at all?
Last week’s ruling by the European Court of Justice is being hailed as a “landmark” change for LGB asylum seekers – that is, if you’re willing to overlook how asylum seekers in the EU are regularly detained, demonised and deported.
Ever wanted to see someone who’s been in the state penitentiary system call bullshit on the politicians messing with said system? Yeah. That happened.
PinkNews, an LGBT news outlet in the UK, honoured Baroness Stowell, an anti-trans defender of the “spousal veto,” as Politician of the Year. They now face criticism for how the judging panel was put together.
Fikri’s Team Pick: Listen to all these brilliant women talk about themselves and their work to each other and us.
The annual British Social Attitudes survey indicates increasing acceptance of homosexuality, though same-sex adoption and parenting remain controversial.
A decade after its repeal, sex ed policies which are alarmingly similar to Section 28 have cropped up again, raising questions as to how much autonomy schools should have over sex and relationship education syllabi.
Flawed attempts to make the internet a safe space could be compromising actual safe spaces with an indiscriminate default-on porn filter.
The prospects for London Pride 2013 look bleak, but hopefully communities can change that.
“When asked whether their daughters thought their financial future was dependent on having a husband, only 31.9 per cent agreed. By contrast 37.7 per cent of those with sons thought having a wife would make them financially secure.”
Marriage equality bills make progress from the UK House of Commons to the Rhode Island state legislature.
It’s the second largest and second most populous city in the United Kingdom (the first being London) with over three and a half million people. So obviously it can’t be too bad here!
7. It is impossible to sticker a moving bicycle cab.
David Cameron says yay, the church says nay, Parliament has the final say.
It’s not a dream, it actually happened: Kaya Scodelario and Billie Piper star as two ladies in love on the BBC series “True Love” and you can watch it right now!
“It’s the Peter Pan of cities.”
While in The UK, I consumed three years of the Sophie and ultimately Sian storyline in three days and to be honest I sort of miss them now.