The LGBT Fan Embassy for Euro2012 opened June 22nd in Donetsk, the Ukraine. Clare B Dimyon MBE, Founder of Pride Solidarity, unfurled the rainbow flag that has been on parade three times in the Ukraine during the UEFA Football Championships, once in Kyiv with Sweden’s fans and twice in Kharkiv with Dutch fans. The flag […]
The Anglican Church’s bench of Bishops – the whole body of English prelates assembled in council – have stated their current stance on same-sex unions. It said it: “Abides by the Christian doctrine of marriage as the union of one man with one woman freely entered into for life. Acknowledges that whilst issues of human sexuality are […]
As the Ugandan Government prepares to debate a reformed anti-homosexual bill, the BBC Radio 4 Today programme featured interviews with a gay couple and a transsexual woman who have fled the country after abuse including imprisonment, sexual assault, beatings and harassment. To hear the report and the interviews go here.
BBC3 are to air a documentary tackling the issue of homosexuality in football on Monday. ‘Britain’s Gay Footballers’ airs at 9pm Monday, January 30 and will be hosted by Amal Fashanu, niece of the late former Manchester City player Justin Fashanu. The programme will explore the perceived barriers gay professionals face in coming out publicly […]
Sportswomen and campaigners have expressed outrage that the ten sports stars shortlisted for the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year are all men. Gold medal winners such as Rebecca Adlington and Keri-Anne Payne have been overlooked by the sports journalists and reporters who decide on the finalists. Paralympic sports Tanni Grey-Thompson said it highlights the […]