Amnesty International, UK Black Pride, Stonewall and ParaPride are bringing Pride celebrations inside this year with Pride Inside.
Jesusa Fidel Ventura Reyes was tortured, killed and then beheaded on the night of 18th May Flores in the Mexican state of Veracruz.
Filmmakers from 32 countries have submitted films for the 2020 Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival so far, including the Central America countries of Puerto Rico, Guatemala and Panama for the first time. The Iris Prize festival team have confirmed that filmmakers from a record 32 countries have so far submitted films Continue Reading
Iraqi political leaders condemned raising of the LGBTQ+ flag by British, Canadian and EU Delegations to Iraq, branding LGBTQ+ people “psychotic patients”.
Stonewall, Britain’s leading charity for lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality, today (Wednesday 13 May) has announced Nancy Kelley as its incoming Chief Executive. Nancy is currently the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of the Policy Research Centre at the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen). At NatCen, she led a team of over 80 researchers specialising in social issues like health, crime and justice, education, work Continue Reading
Frontline AIDS has launched an emergency fundraising appeal in response to an increase in COVID-19 related applications to its Rapid Response Fund for LGBT people in Africa and the Caribbean. People can donate to the fund at www.frontlineaids.org/donate. The charity’s Rapid Response Fund was established in 2016 to help with urgent Continue Reading
Amidst stark warnings that the LGBTQ+ community is at increased risk of suicide and depression if observing lockdown in unsupportive or abusive homes, Maxwell Fine is donating a percentage of the sales of his dynamic typographical prints and sculptures to the helpline, Switchboard. A long-time supporter of the LGBTQ+ charity, the Continue Reading
South London charity Wandsworth Oasis have teamed up with comedian Lucien Jack to celebrate the best of international comedy with a new online show called Stayathomeovision! Taking place online on Friday 17th April 2020 from 7pm to 8pm, 12 London based comedians from different national backgrounds will perform 3 minute live Continue Reading
Above image shows Indonesian police harassing and hosing down three trans women in Sumatra in 2018 Horrifying crime is the latest in a spate of anti-LGBT violence over recent years. Amnesty International is calling on the Indonesian authorities urgently to investigate the murder of a trans woman, Mira, who was accused Continue Reading
It is with a heavy heart that Pride in London is announcing the postponement of the Parade and associated events that were due to take place on Saturday 27th June 2020, with a new date to be announced in due course. This decision has been taken in light of the current Continue Reading