7 October 2010
Study suggests bisexuals get ‘bad deal’ in local government equality policies
A research project undertaken by the University of Huddersfield on LGBT equalities and local government has found that a lack of understanding surrounding bisexuality in the workplace is leaving those who identify as such largely invisible.
7 September 2010
New book to examine history of homosexuality in the Conservative Party
A book detailing the history of homosexuality in the Conservative Party and how its attitudes to it have changed over the decades is to be published by Biteback Publishing next year.
7 September 2010
‘Young, white gay men’ are ‘contributing’ to spread of HIV infections in Europe says report
According to new research published today, reckless sexual behaviour among a subset of young gay men is fuelling the HIV epidemic in Europe and the UK.
3 September 2010
UUP contender Tom Elliott says he won’t attend gay pride marches
A contender for the leadership of the Ulster Unionist Party has said he would not attend gay pride marches or GAA games.
31 August 2010
Londonderry’s first gay Pride parade a success
The first ever Londonderry gay Pride parade took place in Northern Ireland last Saturday.
25 August 2010
Gay men ‘continue to top list’ in contracting STIs
Figures released by the Health protection Agency (HPA) this morning have shown that the state of sexual health among the UK population is poor, with STI rates reaching record levels.
25 August 2010
Latest figures from Health Protection Agency show poor sexual health among gay men
According to new figures collected by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), almost half a million new cases of STIs were diagnosed in the UK last year - and according to the agency, gay men are among the most worrying groups.
26 July 2010
Ireland ‘has more work to do’ on gay rights, gay senator says
Irish senator David Norris has said that both Northern Ireland and the Republic are "nearly there" on gay rights legislation.
23 July 2010
Religious protests permitted at Belfast Pride
Belfast's Parades Commission has said that no restrictions will be placed on protests against the city's Pride march.
30 June 2010
Anti-gay former MP Iris Robinson questioned by police
Iris Robinson, the former Northern Ireland MP who had an affair with a 19-year-old, has been questioned by police investigating her financial affairs.
29 June 2010
Northern Ireland gay man ‘devastated’ by homophobic attack
One of the two men beaten in Londonderry by a three-strong gang has spoken about the attack and said he was too scared to answer his own door.
28 June 2010
Two men beaten in homophobic attack in Londonderry
Two men were beaten in Londonderry this weekend in what police are treating as a homophobic attack.
24 June 2010
Ugandan Bishop speaks out against homophobia
Anglican Bishop Christopher Senyonjo has spoken out against the Anti-Homosexuality Bill that is being proposed in his native Uganda.
11 May 2010
Labour ‘to start talks’ with ‘homophobic’ DUP
The Labour Party will reportedly begin talks with the Democratic Unionist Party on a possible coalition.
7 May 2010
Peter Robinson- husband of ‘homophobe’ Iris Robinson loses his seat
The first minister of Northern Ireland, Peter Robinson, has lost his Westminister seat.
1 April 2010
‘Homophobic’ Ulster Unionist candidate barred from standing
The Mayor of Antrim has been barred from standing as an Ulster Unionist candidate, because, he claims, he is not "politically correct" enough for the Tories.
15 March 2010
Gerry Adams attacked for no-gays St Patrick’s Day celebration
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has been accused of hypocrisy for taking part in a pre-St Patrick's Day march which bans gays.
12 March 2010
Belfast gay club Mynt loses licence
One of the premier gay clubs in Belfast has lost its licence.
11 March 2010
Northern Ireland pair guilty of homophobic murder
Two men have been found guilty of the homophobic murder of a gay Northern Ireland shop worker.
2 March 2010
Ulster Unionist candidate says he is not homophobic
The Ulster Unionist Party candidate for South Antrim has said he is not homophobic and supports gay equality.