Bisi Alimi: Black LGBT People Go back a Long Way

Nigerian LGBT rights activist Bisi Alimi has launched an attack on journalists and commentators who work on the assumption “that being black equates to a limited understanding of human sexuality” Following Jason Collins’ coming out, Bisi claims, many have reported the event as some kind of milestone on the road to LGBT equality for the […]

Patrons Make their Mark in the New Year

Three LGBT History Month patrons have hit the media in the new year. First, John Amaechi appeared on BBC’s Newsround following the Stephen Lawrence verdict on Tuesday. He challenged teachers, parents and peers to look at the person and not the skin colour when they see the black person come through the school gates. Next, […]

London Launches Pride House for Summer 2012

The 9th of December saw the launch of Pride House London, which on 26 July 2012 will open its doors in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Continuing the great work realised by Pride House Vancouver and Whistler at the 2010 Winter Games, this […]