18th May 2015
Black lesbian conference gets torrents of racist, homophobic abuse on Facebook 79
1:55 PM — A retreat for black lesbians has been forced to remove a Facebook page - after going viral and receiving racist, homophobic abuse.
11th April 2015
David Starkey attacks ‘victim status’ for disabled people and ethnic minorities 80
1:24 PM — Gay historian David Starkey has claimed that minority groups and disabled people should stop acting like "victims".
28th March 2015
NUS conference condemns drag and tells gay men to ‘stop acting like black women’ 248
11:51 AM — An NUS conference has passed a motion condemning drag and cross dressing, while another motion attacks gay men who speak like black women.
22nd March 2015
Scandal star: We can’t let minorities be pitted against eachother 3
7:23 PM — Scandal star Kerry Washington has delivered a powerful speech on what it means to be 'other' - while accepting an award from GLAAD.
18th January 2015
Precious director: Homophobia is ‘rampant’ among African-Americans 28
4:23 PM — The director of Oscar-winning film Precious has attacked homophobia running "rampant" in the black community.
9th October 2014
Gay black men are still dying of HIV in the UK due to stigma 5
4:27 PM — A campaigner says he’s raising awareness of HIV among gay and bisexual black men in London because he does not want to lose any more friends to the virus.
1st October 2014
Lesbian sues for ‘breach of warranty’ after giving birth to mixed-race baby 45
6:53 PM — A lesbian is suing a sperm bank, because she was impregnated with a black man's sperm.
24th September 2014
US: Black pastors’ coalition to file 80 legal briefs opposing same-sex marriage 13
6:29 PM — A coalition of black pastors plans to file 80 legal briefs in same-sex marriage lawsuits across the US.
2nd September 2014
US: Black LGBT activist arrested after distributing literature on voter’s rights 4
9:47 PM — A black LGBT rights activist and former state Senate candidate was arrested in North Carolina Monday for distributing literature on voting rights on parked cars.
13th August 2014
LGBT rights groups issue joint letter after Missouri teen killed by cop 2
5:15 PM — LGBT charities and rights groups have issued a joint statement in support of the family of a Missouri teen who was shot dead by a police officer.
31st July 2014
Survey: Black youth twice as likely to prioritise fight against HIV/AIDS over same-sex marriage
3:02 PM — A new survey of black, white and Latino youth in the US on LGBT activism has shown a sharp divide over the prioritising of different LGBT issues between racial groups.
9th June 2014
Black Gay Dads: Homophobic abuse has only brought us closer 13
4:59 PM — A gay couple who received homophobic and racist abuse after a picture of them with their daughters went viral say the incident brought them closer as a family.
24th September 2013
US: Gay black judge’s nomination blocked by Republican senator 4
1:13 PM — The nomination of a gay black Miami judge to the US federal bench has effectively been blocked after a Republican senator announced he was withdrawing support.
9th May 2013
Mississippi: Family of gay murdered mayoral candidate Marco McMillian to hold press conference 1
3:32 PM — The family of a murdered gay politician in Mississippi are renewing their push for a federal investigation and will hold a news conference on Thursday
31st July 2012
Comment: UK Black Pride – a moment of discovery 19
2:43 PM — Ahead of this month’s UK Black Pride, Scott Roberts shares his own experience of attending the event for the first time last year. He also talks about what it means to those who cannot experience a similar celebration in their country of origin.
28th November 2011
Comment: Let’s do the black talk – HIV and black gay men in Europe 18
12:51 PM — Bisi Alimi, a prominent Nigerian gay rights advocate working in London on HIV treatment activism, on why we need more tailored statistics and strategies for the population of black men who have sex with men.
4th November 2011
Melanie Phillips voted Stonewall’s ‘Bigot of the Year’ 94
10:17 AM — Daily Mail writer won the award for going out of her way to harm LGBT people, in the sixth annual ceremony celebrating gay achievements in public life.
24th February 2010
Would-be Miss California says God wants gays dead 64
11:56 AM — A contestant for the 2010 Miss California pageant has given her views on same-sex marriage, saying that the Bible is "pretty black and white" on what should happen to gays.
1st February 2010
Amy Winehouse ‘is bisexual’ 16
1:29 PM — Back to Black singer Amy Winehouse is bisexual and has had relationships with women, her friends have claimed. She is said to have told close friends: "There is something about being with a woman that is very satisfying. I don't care what people think about me being bi - I do what feels good."