Activists urge unity between communities
Thursday 22nd Oct 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
WILLIAM SMITH JR and James Yates became the first gay couple to receive a marriage licence in Rowan county, Kentucky yesterday — hours after a clerk who had refused to issue it was thrown into prison.
Kim Davis had repeatedly resisted issuing the licences despite repeated court...
Saturday 5th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
ANTON JOHNSON profiles some of the work of Left Front Art, which seeks to promote gay rights in an innovative way
Saturday 27th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
WHAT Pride means to me? It’s a political event bringing together LGBT people and their allies to fight and agitate for equal rights. It’s a cause as well as a celebration.
Despite the London Pride board’s decision to put the politics at the...
Victims outside cities ‘have nowhere to turn’
Tuesday 23rd Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
A CLERGYMAN took the Church of England to an employment tribunal yesterday for alleged discrimination after he was barred from working following his marriage to his male partner.
Reverend Jeremy Pemberton was told he could not officiate as a priest and was refused a licence to work as...
Tuesday 16th Jun 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
HOMOSEXUAL jobseekers are less likely to be invited for an interview than their heterosexual counterparts, the first study of its kind revealed yesterday.
Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University claim the results, which found gay applicants are 5 per cent less likely to be offered a...
Thursday 9th Apr 2015
PETER FROST reports on a Northern Ireland case combining confection, Christianity and a not-so-liberal sprinkling of homophobia
Gay men with convictions for homosexual activity under historical indecency laws will be pardoned under a Labour government, Ed Milband pledged yesterday.
New legislation known as Turing’s Law — in memory of Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing, who was given a posthumous pardon...
Wednesday 4th Mar 2015
Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt pledged to clamp down on homophobia in schools yesterday as campaigners warned that politicians must “put money where their mouth is.”
Kicking off LGBT history month celebrations, Mr Hunt said he wanted a zero-tolerance attitude...
Wednesday 4th Feb 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain