Social: love

‘The King and His Husband’

Item ID 81

  • (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?

    Social: Lockdown

    Entire Pride in London advisory board quits

    Item ID 80

  • (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.

    Pride: Lockdown

    City Pride parade cancelled for second year

    Item ID 79

  • (source: BBC News)
    14/04/2021
  • One of Yorkshire's largest Pride events has cancelled its parade and street shows for a second year.

    Social: Religion

    Starmer apologises for visit to 'anti-LGBT' church

    Item ID 78

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

    Social: Lockdown

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

    Item ID 77

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

    Social: Attitudes

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

    Item ID 62

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

    Social: decriminalisation

    Decriminalisation of homosexuality: History of gay rights

    Item ID 58

  • (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.

    Political: Transgender

    Transgender troops hit hard by Trump Tweet.

    Item ID 57

  • (source: BBC News)
    27/07/2017
  • Sergeant Kennedy Ochoa was preparing for a ceremony to mark his promotion when he heard the news.

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    Law: Homophobic

    Shariah court sentence gay lovers to public caning

    Item ID 53

  • (source: LGBT NATION)
    17/05/2017
  • Police escorts two men accused of having gay sex into a holding cell to wait for the start of their trial at in Indonesia.
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    Social: Death

    Rainbow flag creator dies.
    . aged 65

    Item ID 49

  • (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.

    Entertainment: Death

    Bronski Beat Larry Steinbachek dies at age of 56

    Item ID 36

  • (source: BBC News)
    12/01/2017
  • Steinbachek,Somerville and Steve Bronski had chart success with songs including Smalltown Boy and Why?
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    Social: Law

    Turing's Law set to receive Royal Assent within weeks

    Item ID 35

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

    Anti Gay Tory MP elected to equalities committee

    Item ID 26

  • (source: Pink News)
    14/12/2016
  • Mr Davies is a strong opponent of LGBT rights, voting against the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation)

    Criminal: Web

    How to deal with webcam blackmail, or sextortio

    Item ID 22

  • (source: BBC News)
    01/12/2016
  • "Sextortion" is a form of blackmail where victims are persuaded to take part in sexual acts in front of a webcam.

    Social: Sex Workers

    Former sex worker who set up a retirement home

    Item ID 18

  • (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

    Fashion: Ethics

    Untangling where your hair extensions really come from

    Item ID 16

  • (source: BBC News)
    1 November 2016
  • Wigs, weaves and hair extensions, the market for human hair is enormous. and the journey, maybe unethical.

    Technology: AI

    AI predicts outcome of human rights cases

    Item ID 10

  • (source: BBC News)
    24th October 2016
  • An artificial intelligence system has correctly predicted the outcomes of hundreds of cases heard at the European Court.

    Social: Law

    'Turing Bill' for gay pardons fails in Parliament

    Item ID 9

  • (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.