Mack Beggs: Texas Sportscaster Takes Transphobia To The Mat

Tony Fenwick MBE, CEO of Schools OUT UK – “Does the UIL realise that it has effectively put a man attacking a woman on a pedestal for the public’s entertainment? Or that it has effectively forced a man to attack women in public? This could be construed as defending domestic violence. Coming from a nation […]

Stuart Milk to launch OUTing the Past at the People’s History Museum

Stuart Milk to launch OUTing the Past at the People’s History Museum LGBT History Month Ÿ Sunday 26 February 2017 www.phm.org.uk @PHMMcr     International human rights activist and co-founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation, Stuart Milk will be taking to the stage to talk about his work and to kick off OUTing the Past, […]

The Burnley Buggers’ Ball and Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator – two new plays for February 2017

Two new plays about Burnley, the forgotten battleground for gay and lesbian rights In the 1970s, Burnley was the UK’s battleground for gay and lesbian rights, with two ground-breaking public struggles at either end of the decade.  To mark the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act (1967), LGBT History Month has commissioned two brilliant […]

LGBT History Month Showcase a "Miracle"

The LGBT History Month 2016 Showcase, held in Cambridge at Queens’ College on the evening of Thursday November the 26th was nothing short of a miracle. Tony Fenwick, CEO of LGBT History Month opened the evening with an explanation of 2016’s theme: Religion, Belief and Philosophy, followed by Sue Sanders telling everyone about the nationwide […]

#TIE Campaign

A new campaign for LGBTI education as a statutory right in the curriculum of Scottish schools has been launched to tackle homophobic attitudes among young people and to increase the confidence of the LGBTI community. Sign the petition here  Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) is trying to get members of the public to sign a […]

Ger Brennan, Irish Gaelic Football Star, Makes Progressive Reference To Teammate's 'Boyfriends' During Victory Speech

Ger Brennan, Irish Gaelic Football Star, Makes Progressive Reference To Teammate’s ‘Boyfriends’ During Victory Speech – An Irish Gaelic football star is being praised for making a progressive statement during a St. Patrick’s Day match.

Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex

Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex – A good read is just that. Ask any child, regardless of gender, says IoS literary editor Katy Guest

Letter from London Director of the National Trust signals new interest in the roles of LGBT lives in UK Heritage

Letter from London Director of the National Trust signals new interest in the roles of LGBT lives in UK Heritage – “Dozens of brilliant staff through our 119 year history have come and will continue to come from the LGBT community – we would be lost without them. It is perhaps time that all this and all of them were better acknowledged.”