Current Affairs News

Bellos in Trouble Over Threats to "Thump"

“Oh, how the once mighty have fallen” was the title of one gay blogger’s post this week about Linda Bellos, once one of the champions of the feminist and gay movements, who has now been interviewed by Police under caution after several outbursts in which she told an audience how she wanted to “thump” transgender women.  Bellos in the nineteen eighties was a Labour Party activist on the Marxist-Feminist wing of the party, and her achievements for cisgender gay men and lesbians are quite considerable.  She led one of the so called “loony left” London borough councils who championed black and

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Diversity Awards for Queer Friendly Radio

Brighton is sometimes described as the gay capital of the UK, although there are some other towns that would dispute this!! Its queer media scene is a good reflection of the diversity of this wonderful seaside city.

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Time to Report the Haters to YouTube!

Activists working with atheist and humanist students in the United States have reported that all non-religious people should beware that a fundamentalist grouping considered a hate group by LGBT people, are targeting non-heterosexual and secular youngsters with untrue and fantastical claims about

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Top Lesbian Mag Argues for Movement Unity

The country's most respected and best selling lesbian and bisexual women's magazine, Diva, has taken a rare step of getting involved in a dispute within the LGBT communities, challenging a separatist feminist group calling itself the Lesbian Rights Alliance over its claim that trans women somehow

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100 Not Out! Reviewing the GRA in Ireland

The Irish World newspaper, which has served the Irish community in Britain since 1987, reports that last year, some ninety nine people in the Republic of Ireland obtained a new Gender Recognition Certificate to confirm the gender under which they are now living.

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06
Jul

We know from experience and longitudinal studies that LGBT people are much more likely than heterosexuals to work in the caring professions.

17
Jun

The disabled and LGBT communities have united to condemn the government's outsourcing of benefits payment assessments to people with long term health conditions and disabilities, after it emerged t

02
Jun

On 31st May, the ShoutOut News review feature looked back on the referendum on Ireland's "Constititonal Amendment 8".  

18
May

LGBTQ people who are supportive of the liberation campaign of the Palestinian people, have teamed up with representatives of Jewish and Islamic groups to condemn the choice of Pastor Robert Jeffrey

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