29th June 2015
Sam Smith missed the BET awards because he thought he was ‘too white’ to win 13
2:12 PM — Sam Smith missed out on accepting his BET Award last night - after assuming he would lose "because he's white".
22nd June 2015
Americans would rather have a gay president than an atheist president 17
6:14 PM — A poll has revealed the personal attributes that would make Americans more or less likely to vote for a candidate.
15th June 2015
Fox psychiatrist blames transgender people for white woman who pretended to be black 67
4:16 PM — Fox News psychiatrist Keith Ablow has blamed transgender people for a white woman who pretended she was black.
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".
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.
5th June 2014
US: Openly gay Republican advances in race for California House seat 5
7:34 PM — Openly gay Republican candidate Carl DeMaio was selected by voters as one of the top two in a blanket primary to represent California's 52nd congressional district.
9th April 2013
Sussex Police tipped to become the next force to record attacks on subculture groups 2
5:45 PM — Sussex Police could become the next force in the country to recognise alternative subculture as a recordable motivation for hate crime.
4th April 2013
UK: Hate crime charity welcomes Greater Manchester Police’s decision to record attacks on subculture groups 8
2:37 PM — Stop Hate Crime UK has welcomed Greater Manchester Police’s decision to recognise attacks on members of subcultures, such as goths, punks and emos, as hate crimes.
Greater Manchester Police to treat crimes against goths and punks as seriously as homophobia 12
10:27 AM — Greater Manchester Police is to become the first force in the country to recognise alternative subculture – such as “goths, emos, punks and metallers” as a recordable motivation for hate crime.
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.
27th July 2012
Florida: Jennifer Carroll apologises for ‘inexcusable’ lesbian affair comment 18
11:47 AM — Jennifer Carroll, Lieutenant Governor of the state of Florida, has apologised for saying black women who "look like [her]" don't have lesbian relationships.
26th April 2012
US 2010 census reveals gay couples more likely to be interracial 15
6:23 PM — Newly analysed data from the US' 2010 census has revealed gay couples are more likely to be interracial in their make-up than straight couples.
19th February 2010
Amsterdam winners may get kisses from gay men, not girls 16
6:39 PM — A left-wing party in Holland has suggested that winners of a cycle race should swap the traditional celebration of kisses from attractive girls for kisses from gay men.
15th December 2009
Updated: Christian registrar Lillian Ladele loses appeal 254
10:47 AM — An Islington registrar who refused to carry out civil partnerships for gay couples has lost her appeal. The Court of Appeal ruled today that Lillian Ladele had not been discriminated against.