In a lesbian wedding that showed “love has no borders”, two women – one from India, one from Pakistan – have married in a ceremony wearing traditional outfits. Read more “Lesbian wedding of Pakistani-Indian couple – wearing sari and sherwani”
Julie Tarney is a diversity and inclusion speaker, advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and author of the award-winning memoir, MY SON WEARS HEELS offers a wealth of advice to those navigating raising LGBTQ+ children from her experience raising her non-binary child Harry. Read more “When your child comes out to you – Advice From My Son Wears Heels Author”
The 24th of June in 1973 was a Sunday. For New Orleans’ gay community, it was the last day of national Pride Weekend, as well as the fourth anniversary of 1969’s Stonewall uprising. You couldn’t really have an open celebration of those events — in ’73, anti-gay slurs, discrimination, and even violence were still as common as sin — but the revelers had few concerns. They had their own gathering spots in the sweltering city, places where people tended to leave them be, including a second-floor bar on the corner of Iberville and Chartres Street called the UpStairs Lounge. Read more “Before Pulse Nightclub – The UpStairs Lounge: The U.S.A.’s Second Largest LGBT Massacre”
Way back in the early 1970s, The Gay Liberation Front was formed and it was Britain’s first direct action human rights movement of openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Read more “Memories of Britain’s First LGBT+ Pride in 1972”
The lesbian couple who headed the campaign for equal marriage in the Cayman Islands have said it is “unacceptable” that the UK has not intervened after the ruling was reversed.
Chantelle Day and her partner Vickie Bodden Bush applied for the right to be married in the Cayman Islands, a British territory, but had their application rejected because they are a same-sex couple. Read more “British government urged to stop Cayman Islands ‘unacceptable’ criminalisation of same-sex marriage”
In the latest instalment of gay penguin drama, a pair of same-sex lovebirds have stolen an egg from a straight penguin couple to raise as their own. Read more “These two gay penguins stole an egg so they could start their own family”
Same-sex attraction is far more common among women than men, a new study by New Zealand’s Ministry of Health has learned.
It found that one in six women (17.6 percent) experience same-sex attraction at some point in their lives, compared to one in 20 men (5.4 percent) . Read more “Same-sex attraction reported by one in six women and one in 20 men, study reveals”
The concept and value of family is hardwired into the core of every human being. Yes, you may sometimes hate your older sibling for being mean or think your parents are unfair but at the end of the day, they still love you and you still love them. Read more “Gay Couple Adopt Rejected Baby”
During a show in Manchester Little Mix helped a gay fan propose at their gig which outraged one ‘homophobic’ supporter. Read more “‘Homophobic’ Little Mix fan outraged by gay gig proposal gets absolutely schooled by Twitter”
3,317 trans and non-binary people have been recorded as murdered around the world since 2008, but the already shocking number is likely to be much higher.
A report by Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide (TvT), initiated by Transgender Europe, has been published every year since 2008 for Transgender Day of Remembrance, listing the recorded murders of trans and gender-diverse people since the last report. Read more “More than 3,000 trans people have been murdered, hanged or burned since proper records began in 2008”