Tom Daley: ‘I am not gay — but I wouldn’t be ashamed if I were’. Olympic diver Tom Daley, who was named Attitude magazine’s “sexiest man in the world,” has said he is not gay, although he would not be ashamed if he were. He is interviwed in today’s Sunday Mirror.
LGBT history in the USA didn’t just happen in New York and San francisco. We’ve come across an article in the Kansas magazine “camp”, telling the story of ‘Paul’ who back in 1968, started a successful LGBT group at Kansas State University, a whole year before the Stonewall riots in New York established that city’s first safe space for its LGBT community!
In a candid interview Billie Jean King says she wasn’t comfortable with her sexual orientation until she was 51. “My poor parents were homophobic. I was homophobic” she stated in an interview with Phillip Zonkel. King also explains that she felt she couldn’t have come out in the 1970s because it would have damaged the […]
LGBT people and their parents spoke about their experiences at the first PFLAG China meeting in Taiyuan, northern Shanxi province last week. The event last Saturday (3 August) was part of a series reaching out to isolated LGBT people and their parents in third-tier cities in China. To read more go here
After becoming the first professional Basketball player in the top four leagues to come out while playing, Jason Collins has been inundated with support from his sporting colleagues. Collins, 34, was hailed as a pioneer by Martina Navratilova. One of basketball’s biggest superstars, Kobe Bryant, took to Twitter to express his support. ‘Proud of you,’ Bryant wrote. Recently […]
Not quite comfortable with a friend, family member or loved one coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning their sexuality or gender identity? Know someone that may need to talk about how they feel about this issue? “Straight Speaking” is a free event for people having problems coming to terms with a relative […]