6 July 2010
Lesbian and gay lawyers ‘deterred from becoming judges’
Research has has suggested that the judiciary is failing to represent lesbian and gay people.
2 July 2010
Large-scale survey to explore bisexuality in the workplace
One of the largest-scale surveys on bisexuality in the the workplace is now underway.
23 April 2010
Trans pilot ‘no big deal’ for RAF
A pilot at Prince William's RAF base is transitioning to become a woman.
11 April 2010
Updated: Conservatives make proposals to tackle homophobic bullying
Shadow chancellor and head of the Conservative Party's general election campaign has today expanded on the party's policies to tackle homophobic bullying first outlined in an article by party leader David Cameron on PinkNews.co.uk yesterday.
27 February 2010
Guardian: A ‘hideously diverse Britain’ where LGBT people “hold strong cards”
As part of his series for the Guardian entitled 'Hideously diverse Britain', Hugh Muir looks at how diversity and race impact on Britain today.
13 January 2010
IBM rated most gay-friendly employer for the second time
IT company IBM has been rated the most gay-friendly company to work for by gay rights organisation Stonewall.
4 January 2010
Obama appoints trans woman to Department of Commerce
US President Barack Obama has appointed a trans woman to the role of senior technical advisor to the Department of Commerce.
18 December 2009
Former drag queen accuses boss of homophobia
A gay man who once worked as a drag queen is suing his boss for unfair dismissal and sexual orientation discrimination.
16 December 2009
Groups welcome Ladele ruling over civil partnerships
Secular and libertarian groups have welcomed the Court of Appeal ruling yesterday that a council did not discriminate against a Christian registrar who refused to perform civil partnerships.
30 November 2009
Australian teacher accused of lesbian affair with pupil
An Australian music teacher has pleaded not guilty to repeatedly counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a female pupil.
30 November 2009
Christian relationship counsellor loses appeal over gay couples
A Christian relationship counsellor who refused to work with gay couples has lost his appeal for unfair dismissal.
26 November 2009
Trans businesswoman Kate Craig-Wood vies for Entrepreneur of the Year
Technology entrepreneur and trans woman Kate Craig-Wood has been named the South East’s Entrepreneur of the Year and will now compete for the national title at a ceremony in London today.
25 November 2009
Police officers disciplined for homophobic emails
Two police officers in Leith, Scotland, have been disciplined for sending homophobic emails to colleagues in the Gay Police Association and choir.
24 November 2009
Lesbian deserter to have asylum claim reviewed in Canada
A lesbian soldier who deserted the US Army after claiming she had been physically abused and threatened has won the right to have her asylum case reviewed in Canada.
23 November 2009
Staff relaunch Washington’s oldest gay newspaper
The Washington Blade has been relaunched as the DC Agenda by its staff.
22 November 2009
Exemptions allowing churches to refuse to employ gays to be scrapped following pressure from EU
The European Commission is putting pressure on the British government to drop the exemptions from equality legislation by religious organisations who currently have the right to refuse to employ LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) staff.
20 November 2009
UNISON calls for better reporting on homophobic hate crime
Workers' union UNISON is holding its annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) conference today and tomorrow.
2 November 2009
Christian registrar takes civil partnerships complaint to court of appeal
Lillian Ladele, the Islington registrar who refused to perform civil partnership ceremonies for gay couples, will argue her case in the court of appeal today.
29 October 2009
Lesbian policewoman sues force for discrimination
A lesbian policewoman is suing the British Transport Police for not allowing her girlfriend to work with her.
28 October 2009
Bisexual workers ‘excluded by lesbian and gay colleagues’
Stonewall research has suggested that bisexual people face a number of challenges in being open about their sexuality at work, such as feeling excluded by gay and lesbian colleagues.