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Andrew James says he started an LGBT+ support group on Facebook after he was viciously assaulted on a night out ‘for being gay’. (Facebook/@andrewjamespsychicmedium) A South Yorkshire man has started an LGBT+ support group after he was punched during a night out ‘for being gay’. Andrew James, a psychic medium, told the Star that he
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Marsha De Cordova. (Dave Benett/Getty Images) British Labour Party politician Marsha de Cordova has quit her role on the opposition frontbench as shadow women and equalities minister. Her abrupt departure from the shadow cabinet was announced by the Battersea MP Tuesday afternoon (14 September) on Twitter, a decision made with “much sadness”. Now taking to
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The LGB Alliance supporter was escorted away from the Manchester Pride Protest by police. (Twitter/ Pudz890) When a man showed up to Manchester’s Pride Protest decked out in LGB Alliance merch, queer demonstrators told him exactly where to go. On Saturday (28 August), as the official Manchester Pride festival kicked off, an alternative Pride event
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Stonewall has said it is “proud” of its diversity champions programme after a police commissioner said the charity poses “a threat to women”. In an interview with the Mail on Sunday, Conservative Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend accused the trailblazing LGBT+ rights charity of pushing a “dangerous ideology” because it supports trans rights. Among
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Hannah Blythyn, the Labour minister for social partnership. (Facebook) Trolls have targeted a minister’s wife in response to Wales’ ambitious plan to become the most LGBT-friendly country in Europe – proving why it has to be achieved. Fast. Laura Murton, who is married to Welsh Labour deputy minister for social partnership Hannah Blythyn, shared some
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Yungblud poses ahead of the MTV EMA’s 2020. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV) Pop-punk singer Yungblud has opened up being pansexual, saying he hopes it encourages others who are struggling to label their sexuality. The 11 Minutes singer came out as pansexual and polyamorous in December 2020, having previously described his sexuality as “very fluid”
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Forensic expert Jo Millington. (Facebook/ Jo Millington) A gay forensic expert has won a huge payout after her boss made bizarre and offensive comments about her sexuality. Jo Millington is a successful forensic expert and blood pattern specialist who has been called as witness in high-profile court cases, been featured in true crime documentaries and
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Businesses in Manchester’s gay village have pulled together to save a vital safer sex scheme. (NurPhoto via Getty/ Jonathan Nicholson) Businesses in Manchester’s Gay Village have raised tens of thousands to reinstate the life-saving free condom scheme cut loose by Manchester Pride. Manchester Pride recently cut funding for the scheme which has been giving out free condoms and lube
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Sajid Javid has asked for a “fresh advice” on trans patient policy after a transphobic report about trans sex offenders in The Telegraph. (WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images) LGBT+ groups have accused new health secretary Sajid Javid of “sexualising young trans people” after he ordered a review of NHS policy regarding trans patients. Javid called
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The Pride in London 2019 Parade passes through Piccadilly Circus. (Photo by Matthew Chattle/Barcroft Media/Barcroft Media via Getty Images) The LGBT+ community and allies will “Reclaim Pride” with a new march to take the place of Pride in London and bring the community-led parade “back to the roots of Pride”. The first-ever Reclaim Pride march
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Exterior view of Broadcasting House, the BBC headquarters in Central London. (Photo by Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Concerns have been raised over the “censorship” of trans issues after the BBC unpublished a doctor’s heartbreaking fears for young patients in light of last year’s controversial puberty blockers High Court ruling. The broadcaster said it
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Stephen Knott (L) and Alastair Bruce (R) married in Edinburgh. (Twitter) An army general has shared details of his poignant wedding to his partner of 20 years on social media, telling his followers that “love is constant”. Army Major General Alastair Bruce married Stephen Knott at St John’s Episcopal Church in Edinburgh on Saturday (3 July)
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Hollyoaks star Ki Griffin addresses the crowd in Soho Square after the third London Trans+ Pride. (Charlie Mathers/@charlie.mathers) Hollyoaks star Ki Griffin addressed thousands of trans and non-binary people at the third-ever London Trans+ Pride today. Griffin, who plays non-binary character Ripley Lennox on the long-running Channel 4 soap, was there with campaign group Intersex
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Police seized a “f**k the police” tote bag as evidence. (Twitter/ dirozevepave) Cops in Glasgow seized a “f**k the police” tote bag as “evidence” from the window of queer, anarchist Jewish café, and its founders are now facing criminal charges. Pink Peacock is ‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏a queer, Jewish, anarchist, pay-what-you-can café on Glasgow’s Victoria Road, which declares
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