Equal Marriage Act Passes Into Law

Today the Equal Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Act passed its Third Reading at Westminster and could be implemented as Law by the end of the month.

Michael Brown Dies

One of the most long-standing LGBT activists in the UK has died at the age of 82. He was a founder of the world’s oldest gay Jewish organisations and an activist with the Campaign for Homosexual Equality as his close friend David Solomon explains. It is with great sadness that I am writing to inform you about the death last …

Italian Teenager's Letter Sparks Anti-Homophobia Debate among Right

A letter from a desperate gay teenager, published in the centre-left newspaper La Reppublica, has started a debate about homophobia and civil partnerships in the Popolo della Libertà party (PDL); the party started by Silvio Berlusconi no less. After the moving letter, in which 17 year old Davide Trancredi despairs of his country’s position, saying that the letter is his …

Holy S**t Batgirl!

DC Comics has revealed what they claim to be the first transgender character in mainstream comic books. In Batgirl #19, on sale from now in both print and digital formats, Alysia Yoeh came out to her roommate main character Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) as a bisexual trans woman. To read  more, go here  

Obama's Inaugural Speech Makes History

In his inaugural speech, President Obama made reference to the Stonewall riots and said “our journey is not complete” until equal rights for gay people is reached. The pro-gay pastor of the Episcopal parish closest to the White House gave the benediction at President Barack Obama’s inauguration. Furthermore, Barack Obama chose Richard Blanco, an openly gay poet to perform the official …

No Sex For Gay Bishops

On Friday 4th January 2013 The Church of England announced that it would allow gay men in civil partnerships to rise to the level of Bishop, provided they promise to remain abstinent. This is a further compromise by the church on this deeply controversial subject. It also looks set to prolong and widen the divisions between the hierarchy and the …

Do Mums and Dads make Boys Gay and Girls Lesbian (respectively)?

According to a new piece of scientific research our sexual orientation can be decided in the womb by rogue “epi-marks” that we receive from our opposite sex parent. Challenging the current conflicting orthodoxies that we are either a product of our environments or we have inherited the “gay gene” in our DNA, researchers William Rice, a professor at the University of California, Santa …

Obama Says Everyone Can Share The American Dream

‘It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from or what you look like or where you love. ‘It doesn’t matter whether you’re black or white or Hispanic or Asian or Native American or young or old or rich or pool, able, disabled, gay or straight. ‘You can make it here in America if you’re willing to try.’ …

Moonie's Leader Dies

The self-titled  Reverend Sun Myung Moon died on September 3rd 2012 aged 92. The founder of the Unification Church, who carried out mass weddings of opposite sex-partners who were complete strangers to one another until they were introduced as suitors, believed homosexuality to be an evil that went against God’s plan. Although the Church was founded in 1954, its position on same sex …

Tory MP Calls for Action on Homophobic Bullying

Homophobic bullying is still taking place in schools and teachers are turning a blind eye – according to a Conservative MP. Speaking at a Westminster debate he called to discuss the issue on Tuesday June 12th, Iain Stewart, MP for Milton Keynes South, spoke of a meeting he attended with young people in the town last week, in which young …