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Cuba Publishes Draft Family Code That Hints at Marriage Equality

Cuba Publishes Draft Family Code That Hints at Marriage Equality

Cuba published a long-awaited draft of a new family code on Wednesday that would open the door to gay marriage if approved, in a move that LGBT rights activists applauded cautiously as they remained wary of whether it would actually be implemented. The new code defines marriage as the “voluntary union of two people” without […]

PSNI Charge Two Over Murder of Journalist Lyra McKee

The Police Service of Northern Ireland announced on Thursday that they had charged two men with the 2019 murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry, whose death sparked outrage in the British-run province, as well as throughout the LGBT community in Ireland and Britain.

Thousands march in Paris’ first LGBT pride since lockdown

Thousands march in Paris’ first LGBT pride since lockdown

(Reuters) – An LGBT Pride march drew thousands of people to the streets of Paris on Saturday, with many using the first event of its kind since the coronavirus pandemic to denounce the situation in Hungary. Marchers, who chanted slogans such as “Gay rights are human rights!”, made their way in a joyful atmosphere from […]

Opinion: LGBT Pride as the Antidote to Shame

Opinion: LGBT Pride as the Antidote to Shame

When Oscar* walked into my office, I almost didn’t hear him over the sound of ringing phones, whirring printers and beeping photo-copiers. A few feet away from me, the other bilingual case manager spoke Cantonese with one of her clients. The office smelled like papusas, brought in by an older Salvadorian client earlier that day, […]

OPINION: LGBT+ refugees should be with chosen families

OPINION: LGBT+ refugees should be with chosen families

In the autumn of 2018, a ‘rainbow caravan’ of LGBT+ migrants, from central America, reached the Mexico-US border, where they applied for asylum. In this group were 30 transgender women, who requested asylum together at the border in Tijuana. Though a group, they were treated as individuals; some won their asylum cases, others lost. Such […]

UK to ban LGBT conversion therapy

UK to ban LGBT conversion therapy

Britain’s government said, alongside the Queen’s Speech, it would launch a consultation into how to end practices that aim to change or suppress someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. (Reuters) – Britain will move to ban conversion therapy, and provide more support to those in the LGBT community who have undergone the treatment, as part […]

Gay Travel Awards – Lodge at Ashford Wins ‘Top Wedding Hotel’ Title

Gay Travel Awards – Lodge at Ashford Wins ‘Top Wedding Hotel’ Title

The Lodge at Ashford Castle has been announced as the top ‘Wedding Hotel’ at the recent Gay Travel Awards. The four-star hotel, located within the grounds of the Ashford Castle Estate, was one of just 23 leading LGBTQ and inclusive businesses selected for an award, from over a hundred finalists from across the world.

The Railway Children Return – sequel to The Railway Children

The Railway Children Return – sequel to The Railway Children

STUDIOCANAL has announced the start of principal photography on THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN, revealing that BAFTA and Emmy Award winning Jenny Agutter will resume her role from the original, THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, BAFTA winning Sheridan Smith, Academy Award nominee and BAFTA winning Tom Courtenay, and a new generation of Railway Children will star. Shooting begins […]

Winter Pride 2021 welcomes you back!

It´s time to look forward again! Winter Pride Maspalomas welcomes you back, from 5 – 14 November 2021, in Gran Canaria! Visit the brand new website with events programme, artists, hotel reservation system, and order your tickets for the first confirmed premium events, including the BBQ Pool Party, T-Dance, Wet & White and Gay Boat Excursion. […]

Cameroon: Prison for trans women is extended

  (Reuters) – Two transgender women facing charges of “attempted homosexuality”, in a high profile case in Cameroon, will spend more than two months behind bars without trial, after a judge postponed their hearing again on Monday. Shakiro, a local media celebrity and cosmetician, with 100,000 followers on Facebook, was arrested, along with Patricia, on […]