#LGBTQ+

  • Article: Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note
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    Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 15, 2019

    He was a World War II hero who saved millions of lives — and yet was persecuted for his sexuality. Read more

  • Article: UK Acceptance of Gay Relationships Falls for the First Time in 30 Years
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    UK Acceptance of Gay Relationships Falls for the First Time in 30 Years

    July 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Years of improving tolerance could be reaching a plateau, researchers warn. Read more

  • Article: Will Young Says LGBTQ Lessons in Schools Are Vital to Tackle UK Suicide Epidemic
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    Will Young Says LGBTQ Lessons in Schools Are Vital to Tackle UK Suicide Epidemic

    July 5, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Young people who are LGBTQ are three times more likely to attempt suicide. Read more

  • Article: Transgender Hate Crimes Soar by 81% in England, Scotland, and Wales
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    Transgender Hate Crimes Soar by 81% in England, Scotland, and Wales

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 28, 2019

    “We need people to realise how severe the situation is for trans people.” Read more

  • Feature: These Photographs Beautifully Capture the 'Chosen Families' of LGBTQ People in Britain
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    These Photographs Beautifully Capture the 'Chosen Families' of LGBTQ People in Britain

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 26, 2019

    It’s part of efforts from Queer Britain and Levi’s to create the first LGBTQ museum in the UK. Read more

  • Article: Georgia Will Host Its First Pride March, Despite Threats
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    Georgia Will Host Its First Pride March, Despite Threats

    June 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We want to exist in public spaces." Read more

  • Article: It's No Longer a Crime to Be Gay in Botswana
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    It's No Longer a Crime to Be Gay in Botswana

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 11, 2019

    Previously, it was punishable by up to seven years in prison. Read more

  • Article: After Getting Fired for Being Gay, Indonesian Ex-Policeman Launches Lawsuit
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    After Getting Fired for Being Gay, Indonesian Ex-Policeman Launches Lawsuit

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 20, 2019

    The police force says the officer tarnished their reputation and acted against their ethics code. Read more