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‘The King and His Husband’

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(source: Washington Post)
00/00/2020
‘The King and His Husband’: The Gay History of British Royals
Queen Elizabeth's cousin wed in the first same-sex royal wedding—but he is far from the first gay British royal?

Lockdown

Entire Pride in London advisory board quits

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(source: BBC News)
14/03/2021
All members of Pride in London community advisory board (CAB) have resigned, citing a "hostile environment" for volunteers of colour.

Religion

Starmer apologises for visit to 'anti-LGBT' church

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(source: BBC News)
14/04/2021
Sir Keir Starmer has apologised after visiting a church which has been criticised for its stance towards homosexuality.

Lockdown

'He was using my gayness and throwing it at me'

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(source: BBC News)
14/04/2021
Lockdown has pushed some young LGBTQ people into homelessness rather than face abuse.

Attitudes

25% of the world’s population thinks being gay a crime

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(source: LGBTQNation)
November 1, 2017
Worldwide study found a quarter of the world’s population believes homosexual behaviour should be considered a criminal offense.

decriminalisation

Decriminalisation of homosexuality: History of gay rights

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(source: BBC News)
27/07/2017
50 years since it stopped being illegal for two men to be in a relationship in England and Wales. It's now seen as a big moment for gay rights.

Death

Rainbow flag creator dies.
. aged 65

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(source: BBC NEWS)
01/04/2017
Gilbert Baker, an artist based in San Francisco who created the rainbow flag as a symbol for the gay community, has died aged 65.

Law

Turing's Law set to receive Royal Assent within weeks

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(source: Gaystarnews)
11/01/2017
Gay men convicted under UK's historic anti-gay laws weeks away from being pardoned
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Sex Workers

Former sex worker who set up a retirement home

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(source: BBC World)
31/01/2017
After years of working the streets of Mexico City, Carmen Munoz wondered what happened to sex workers when they got old

Law

'Turing Bill' for gay pardons fails in Parliament

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(source: BBC News)
21 October 2016
A bill that would have wiped clean the criminal records of thousands of gay men has fallen at its first parliamentary hurdle.