Jeremy James

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The heroes who made 2017 so much better

2017 has been a year of highs and lows, but as Christmas is a time of celebration we thought we should take the time to celebrate some of the LGBT+ …

From a trans ban to Roy Moore: A review of the first year of the most “pro-gay” president

<b>(AP/Susan Walsh/Getty/mattjeacock)</b><p>President Trump has been terribly anti-LGBTQ in his first year in office<p>Peter Montgomery<p>December 25, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump thrilled conservative gay leaders. He promised to “do everything in my power to protect LGBTQ citizens” …

The forgotten origins of the modern gay-rights movement in WWI

Gay soldiers who survived the bloodletting returned home convinced their governments owed them something - full citizenship. Especially in Germany, where gay rights already had a tenuous footing, they formed new organizations to advocate in public for their rights.<p>Though the movement that called …

Tim Farron says being gay is not a sin after pressure from MPs and celebrities to clarify his views — Evening Standard

Drug 'reverses' ageing in animal tests

<b>A drug that can reverse aspects of ageing has been successfully trialled in animals, say scientists.</b><p>They have rejuvenated old mice to restore their stamina, coat of fur and even some organ function.<p>The team at Erasmus University Medical Center, in the Netherlands, are planning human trials for what …

Connor Franta says YouTube restrictions may hurt LGBTQ people

By Daniel Rosney <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>One of the biggest names on YouTube has told Newsbeat issues with one of the site's safety features could "truly hurt young LGBT people".</b><p>It's after criticism that videos discussing LGBTQ topics are now hidden in YouTube's Restricted Mode.<p>Connor Franta, who has over …

Lesbians 'told they did not need cervical screening'

<b>Women who have sex with women are often wrongly told they do not need a cervical screening test, say LGBT groups.</b><p>This results in half of all eligible lesbian and bisexual women never having had a smear test, they said.<p>The human papilloma virus (HPV), which causes most cervical cancers, can be …

Real Men Feel: Internalized Homophobia

Shares 31<p>—<p>Internalized Homophobia, Episode 50, March 7, 2017<p>This week on Real Men Feel, Andy Grant and Appio Hunter discuss the concept and share …

Emma Watson Offers Her Thoughts On Gay 'Beauty And The Beast' Character

The film's star warns not to expect too much from the movie's controversial queer inclusivity.<p>Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” hits theaters in less than a week and promotion for the highly anticipated live-action version of the hit animated film is in overdrive.<p>The film’s star, Emma Watson, …

Understanding the Roots of Homophobia Around the World

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> The Conversation.<p>With President Trump’s removal of federal protections for transgender students, debate over …

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Getting away with murder: police culture, gay hate, and Sydney's shame | Duncan McNab

Former police officer turned true crime author Duncan McNab reflects on the bad old days of NSW police force culture of the 70s and 80s<p>When I joined the NSW Police in 1977 it was male dominant and bleached white. If you wanted to talk about diversity, then it was either Catholic or Anglican. In my …

Soccer team devastates homophobic fan with one tweet

After Manchester United proudly announced a partnership with the British LGBT charity, Stonewall, most fans reacted positively. The soccer team is …

May defends 'fair' National Insurance rise amid criticism

<b>Theresa May has said the National Insurance increase for self-employed workers will make the system "fair", amid criticism from some Conservatives.</b><p>The Budget change broke a manifesto pledge - with one Conservative whip saying ministers should apologise.<p>But Mrs May said the poorest workers would pay …

Gay man in fight for equal pension rights for husband 'confident' of Supreme Court win

A gay man fighting to win his husband the same pension rights a wife would enjoy in a heterosexual relationship described feeling "confident" as he began the final round of his legal battle.<p>Ex-cavalry officer John Walker, 65, is hoping that five justices at the Supreme Court in London will overturn …

Gay Jewish actor offers vandals an alternative response to their homophobic graffiti

An actor is offering two tickets to the vandals who scrawled 'shame' on a poster promoting a LGBTQ arts festival in north-west London.<p>Tom …

Gay man glassed in the face for holding his boyfriend’s hand in a bar

A gay man has been hospitalised after being glassed in the face by an onlooker who apparently didn’t like that he held his boyfriend’s hand.<p>The …

Gay cleric 'rejected as Bishop of Llandaff' despite winning more than half the votes

A leading gay cleric narrowly missed out on becoming the Bishop of Llandaff after he failed to gain two thirds of the votes in a Church in Wales …

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Move over Emily Dickinson, Grindr has a poet in residence

Poetry and sex have always shared an inextricable bond. The passion, the lyrical use of language—is there anything better than a love poem to get a …

Adobe CC 3D tips for graphic designers

Adobe has had 3D capabilities in Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects for some time now. Hopefully, you've had a chance to dip your toe into that …

National Trust revives Soho's illicit 1920s gay clubs with new 'Queer City' tours

The National Trust is set to showcase London’s illegal gay venues from the 1920s and ‘30s with a new daily tour around Soho.<p>More commonly associated …

UK Government sends message to deported gay Afghans to 'pretend to be straight'

The UK Government has just sent a very strong message to gay Afghans seeking asylum in the UK.<p>Gay Afghans should pretend to be straight when deported …

I thought I'd never come out as gay – but university changed my mind

Even in this day and age, coming out is daunting. Fortunately for me, university proved more tolerant than the kids at my old school<p>It was in May last year when I went to my doctor’s surgery that I first came out. I decided to book an appointment to talk about depression and anxiety. But in a flood …

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Peckham Pride: Resistance and celebration by London's migrants and queers

On Saturday, hundreds gathered in London for the second annual Peckham Pride. Peckham – an inner city area of London with a large migrant population, …

British LGBT Awards: Shortlist of leading LGBT activists, allies and stars revealed

<i>The Independent</i> is pleased to announce the shortlist for the British LGBT Awards 2017.<p>The awards celebrate community activists, public figures and …

LGBT Awards Nominations See Prince William Honoured For Speaking Out Against Homophobia

Who will get your vote?<p>This year’s LGBT Awards nominations have been revealed, with Prince William receiving a nod alongside a whole host of famous …

Teacher Daniel Gray: The day I told students I was gay

<b>Secondary school teacher Daniel Gray has always kept his sexuality to himself at work. But to mark LGBT History Month, the 32-year-old from Brighton made the nerve-wracking decision to come out to more than 1,000 students. He tells his story to the BBC's Jennifer Scott.</b><p>I didn't actually know I was …

48 questions from Tony Blair's speech that the Brextremists can't or won't answer

Brexiteers need to answer these 48 questions, one for each percentage point that voted Remain.<p>So Tony Blair speaks on Brexit and needless to say …

Church Of England's Homosexuality Guidance Plans 'Lacking LGBT People's Voices'

'While the pain of LGBT people is spoken about in your report, we do not hear its authentic voice.'<p>Proposed changes to the Church of England’s …

Transgender teenager sues Hereford school for discrimination

<b>A transgender teenager is taking legal action against his former school for discrimination.</b><p>Aidan, 16, who was born female, claims he was effectively excluded because Hereford Cathedral School refused to let him wear a boy's uniform.<p>This was despite the support of his mother and the family's GP as …