From Uganda to Pride
As a million people take to London’s streets to celebrate Pride – we talk to Aloysius Sali – who fled to the UK and claimed refugee status after being persecuted for his sexuality in his native Uganda, and now works full time with LGBT refugees here.
LGBT action plan unveiled by government
“No-one should ever have to hide who they are or who they love,” said Theresa May today, as the government announced the results of the largest ever survey of LGBT people, along with a 75-point action plan. Ministers also unveiled a long-awaited consultation on changes to the Gender Recognition Act, which determines how a trans…
Years & Years’ Olly Alexander on the fight for LGBT rights
Olly Alexander, lead singer of Years and Years, talks to Channel 4 News about their new album Palo Santo – as well as LGBT mental health, coming out and being scared to hold his partner’s hand in public.
The unsolved murder of transgender woman Mesha Caldwell
2017 was one of the deadliest years for transgender people in the United States. At least 28 murders were reported by the Human Rights Campaign, the worst on record. Many in the LGBT community fear the struggle for acceptance has taken a step backwards under President Trump. His administration has already tried to ban transgender…