Boris Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain confirmed Friday (16 October) that couples living apart in regions with Tier Two restrictions are not allowed to have sex indoors. Love is dead. Downing Street representatives told a briefing of Westminster journalists that partners are free to meet outdoors, but must still adhere to social distancing guidelines, the
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GMB Union, one of the UK’s biggest trade unions, has demanded that the UK government finally reform the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) and tackle transphobia. The union, which counts more than 600,000 members, urged minister for women and equalities Liz Truss to introduce much-needed reforms in a letter earlier this week (August 11). In the
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Minister for Women and Equalities Liz Truss (WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images) The deputy chair of the LGBT Conservatives has urged the government to show more empathy towards trans people “instead of pandering to a culture war”. Writing in the i, John Cope called on the government to stop punishing trans people for male violence
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Boris Johnson. (Christopher Furlong – WPA Pool /Getty Images) The UK government has reportedly made no moves to ban conversion therapy almost two years after pledging to “eradicate” the harmful practice. So-called “conversion therapy” refers to the dangerous and discredited practice of trying to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. All efforts to
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Lady Gaga and Boris Johnson. (Getty/Global Citizen/Ray Tang/Anadolu Agency) An explosive article in today’s Sunday Times revealed that UK prime minister Boris Johnson skipped the first five crisis meetings about coronavirus – meanwhile, Lady Gaga raised $127m for the COVID-19 relief effort and curated a global star-studded concert. Johnson, whose poor handling of the pandemic
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Members of LGBTQ community stage a ‘marriage’ between three men and a dog during a protest against Boris Johnson (WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images) LGBT+ activists have staged a protest against homophobia outside Downing Street over Boris Johnson’s refusal to apologise for historical anti-LGBT remarks. Dozens of activists gathered outside the gates of Downing Street
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Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel speaks to the press following talks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, not pictured. (Joshua Sammer/Getty Images) Amid booing protesters, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is being slammed after leaving Luxembourg’s gay leader standing alone at a press conference today. Prime Minister Xavier Bettel lashed out at the British lawmaker
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Margot James lost the Conservative whip after rebelling over Brexit. (WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto/ Getty) Margot James, the first openly lesbian Tory MP, is among the 21 Conservative politicians who have been expelled from the party after voting against Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans. She defended her decision to Birmingham Live, accusing Boris Johnson of making “erratic and
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