Articles about 'LGBT rights'

“I will never, ever stop asking for trans people to be treated with basic dignity”

Joanna Whitehead speaks to the inimitable activist Paris Lees about feminism, class and how trans rights are human rights

Joanna Whitehead // 12 April 2018

Categories: Activism, Class, Culture and Media, Features, Interviews, Politics and Current Affairs, Stereotypes, Violence

What does it mean to be gay in 2017?

Jennifer Richards considers how attitudes to the LGBT+ community have changed and what that means to young queer people today

Jennifer Richards // 28 July 2017

Categories: Activism, Features, Sex and Relationships, Stereotypes

Heterosexual civil partnerships are about privilege, not equality

The fight for mixed sex, heterosexual couples to have the right to a civil partnership overlooks and dismisses a history of LGBTQ+ struggles for equality, writes Hannah Westwater

Guest Blogger // 7 April 2017

Categories: Blog

That’s not an ally

Megan Stodel questions David Cameron's merit as Ally of the Year, awarded by Pink News

Megan Stodel // 27 October 2016

Categories: Blog

Staying in for women’s rights

With the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU approaching, Megan Stodel has been looking into the EU’s record on gender equality and women’s rights

Megan Stodel // 20 June 2016

Categories: Features, Politics and Current Affairs, Violence, Work and Play

This week

Megan Stodel writes about the terrible events of recent days

Megan Stodel // 17 June 2016

Categories: Blog

“When we come out, our parents go into the closet themselves”: interview with Sophia Luvarà

Ania Ostrowska chats to Sophia Luvarà about her first documentary feature Inside the Chinese Closet and recommends you check out the Human Rights Watch Festival where it will soon be screening

Ania Ostrowska // 8 March 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

‘They’re not gonna get us’ – The return of Tatu

This is a guest post by Laura Kay about the significance of Tatu's performance at the Sochi pre-show event for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Guest Blogger // 13 February 2014

Categories: Blog

Maria Miller backs same-sex civil marriage

The current ban on same-sex marriage is discriminatory, says Laura, but the conservative obsession with marriage is outdated nonsense

Laura // 19 September 2012

Categories: Blog

African activists on British aid & LGBTI people

A statement has just been released calling on the British Government to rethink its approach to cutting aid as a way to promote human rights. The full statement is available...

zohra // 27 October 2011

Categories: Blog

Quick shout out to Women’s Web, and other news

Feminist blogger Aparna V. Singh from Apu’s World has launched a magazine aimed at Indian women, Women’s Web. This recent feature about the challenging facing Indian women who relocate overseas...

Jess McCabe // 29 April 2010

Categories: Blog

UK government opposes Austrian gay marriage

The UK government has tried to block other European countries from allowing same-sex marriage and civil partnerships, despite claiming to be in favour of LGB equality. The Guardian newspaper reports...

Mel J // 10 December 2008

Categories: Blog

Homo Promo

The gay community is often accused by right-wing groups of trying to push their ‘homosexuality agenda’. Rather than fighting the accusation, Gay Times magazine decided to roll with it, and...

Mel J // 12 November 2008

Categories: Blog

‘Double-glazed’ glass ceiling for lesbians in the workplace

Gay and bisexual women think their gender creates a greater barrier to success at work than their sexual orientation, according to research by Stonewall. The report, entitled The Double-Glazed Glass...

Mel J // 4 November 2008

Categories: Blog

London Mayor Boris Johnson cuts Soho Pride funding

London Mayor Boris Johnson has slashed £10,000 from Soho Pride, just over a week before the event is due to take place. Soho Pride is a smaller gay pride event...

Mel J // 12 August 2008

Categories: Blog

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