Articles tagged with: LGBT rights

Mar09

Manchester United teams up with LGBT rights group Stonewall in UK’s first sports partnership

POSTED ON // Thursday, 09 March 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Manchester United teams up with LGBT rights group Stonewall in UK’s first sports partnership

Manchester United has become the first UK sports team to partner with gay rights organisation Stonewall.

Feb01

Trump to maintain Obama’s LGBTI protections

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 01 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Trump to maintain Obama’s LGBTI protections

Following growing questions from media surrounding rumours President Turmp planned to deliver an executive order rolling back federal protections for LGBT people in the workplace, the White House has delivered a statement quashing concerns.

Jan05

Hong Kong citizen sues for recognition of his same-sex marriage

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 05 January 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Hong Kong citizen sues for recognition of his same-sex marriage

A Hong Kong civil servant has filed a writ in the High Court to have his same-sex marriage recognised.

Jul21

Christian bakers raise $372,000 to pay lesbian wedding cake fine

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Christian bakers raise $372,000 to pay lesbian wedding cake fine

The Christian bakers who were fined for refusing to bake a lesbian couple a wedding cake have raised $372,000 via a crowd-funding site.

Jun01

Young feminist used her yearbook quote to draw attention to gender inequality

POSTED ON // Monday, 01 June 2015 Written by // Sabine Brix

Young feminist used her yearbook quote to draw attention to gender inequality

A gay high school student has used her yearbook quote to draw attention to the wage gap between men and women in America.

May14

Vienna installs same-sex crossing lights

POSTED ON // Thursday, 14 May 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Vienna installs same-sex crossing lights

Pedestrians in Vienna have been treated to a fabulous celebration of tolerance via the city’s newly installed pedestrian crossing lights.

Feb11

Could Nepal be the first Asian country to legalise gay marriage?

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 11 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Could Nepal be the first Asian country to legalise gay marriage?

A committee enlisted by the Nepalese Supreme Court to improve LGBTI rights has suggested legalising same-sex marriage would be an important first step towards equality.

Sep25

Former US President Jimmy Carter says Jesus would love gay people

POSTED ON // Thursday, 25 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Former US President Jimmy Carter says Jesus would love gay people

Whilst giving a speech at a community college in Grand Rapids, the former US president Jimmy Carter suggested Jesus would have no problem with gay people.

Aug07

The Gay Marriage Ban – Ten Years On

POSTED ON // Thursday, 07 August 2014 Written by // Ron Hughes

The Gay Marriage Ban – Ten Years On

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the Howard government’s gay marriage ban. Ron Hughes speaks to two men in same-sex marriages to gain their perspectives on the issue.

Jul10

Human Rights Campaign urges US congress to pass ENDA

POSTED ON // Thursday, 10 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Human Rights Campaign urges US congress to pass ENDA

Human Right Campaign President Chad Griffin has urged Congress to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), saying it will guarantee millions of LGBT people across the US with  explicit protections from discrimination in the workplace.