LGBT rights

Donald Trump to speak at anti-LGBT summit
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Donald Trump to speak at anti-LGBT summit

US President will address conference run by designated hate group Family Research Council
13 Oct 2017
Trump bars transgender people from US military
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Trump bars transgender people from US military

President reverses Obama-era policy, citing 'costs and disruption' to armed forces
27 Jul 2017
Why a Russian MP is calling for ban on Beauty and the Beast
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Why a Russian MP is calling for ban on Beauty and the Beast

United Russia politician Vitaly Milonov claims Disney's new film will spread gay 'propaganda' among minors
6 Mar 2017
Beauty and the Beast to feature 'exclusively gay moment'
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Beauty and the Beast to feature 'exclusively gay moment'

Josh Gad's LeFou is torn between lust and admiration for Gaston, says director Bill Condon
2 Mar 2017
Democrats stage sit-in over US gun laws
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Democrats stage sit-in over US gun laws

Protesters sing songs and report proceedings over social media in their bid to tighten US firearms laws
23 Jun 2016
Prince William makes history on gay magazine cover
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Prince William makes history on gay magazine cover

Members of LGBT community invited to Kensington Palace to discuss bullying and mental health
15 Jun 2016
State schools to let boys wear skirts to class
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State schools to let boys wear skirts to class

Gender-neutral uniform code hailed by diversity campaigners despite religious concerns
13 Jun 2016
Sir Ian McKellen: 'Now is the time to be backing Europe'
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Sir Ian McKellen: 'Now is the time to be backing Europe'

Actor says the EU has promoted gay equality, but there is still work to be done in many countries
10 Jun 2016
Straight white men barred from equality conference
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Straight white men barred from equality conference

Lecturers' union says gay, disabled, female and ethnic minorities need a 'safe space' to share personal experiences
9 Jun 2016
North Carolina anti-LGBT law: Sir Elton John joins protests
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North Carolina anti-LGBT law: Sir Elton John joins protests

The passing of discriminatory law has led to boycotts by big businesses and celebrities
19 May 2016
Foreign Office warns LGBT tourists about travel to the US
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Foreign Office warns LGBT tourists about travel to the US

New government advice comes after North Carolina and Mississippi enact discriminatory laws
21 Apr 2016
Russia to vote on gay kissing ban
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Russia to vote on gay kissing ban

Proposed law would mean same-sex couples face two weeks in jail for holding hands
18 Jan 2016
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