As of the current academic year, British schools will include LGBT+ lessons in their educational programs. According to DAZED, the lessons will be part of sex education classes.
J.K. Rowling eventually had to give back the Ripple of Hope award, which she was given last year by the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFKHR) group. Kerry Kennedy, who is the head of the organization, criticized Rowling’s points of view on Trans people. After Rowling’s anti-LGBTQ tweets and claims, the author and philanthropist has been highly criticized.
The first Pride train in the UK launched by a train operating company, Avanti West Coast, is arriving at Manchester Piccadilly station today. Apart from the eye-catching Pride flag, the eleven carriage train is special because of its crew – all members are LGBTQ+.
The coronavirus restrictions have canceled so many events in 2020. Although Birmingham’s Pride celebrations were not held in May, the LGBTQ+ community recently had an opportunity to enjoy a renowned rainbow walkway. James Cowper, better known as Gavina Vagina and a designer of this artwork, claims that a rainbow walkway vibrates positivity.
A hospital in southeast England has removed a sign that mentioned LGBT as a ‘mental health disorder’.
Climate justice activist Ellen Gibson spotted a homophobic notice in the reception area of a medical institution in Essex yesterday. She immediately took to Twitter to express her outrage, and many social media users shared her opinion.
A horrible incident had happened in Great Britain. 16-year old Cameron Warwick committed suicide because of bullying at college. The boy lived in the county of Hampshire, Fareham. One September morning young buy was absent from college. As turned out later, he killed himself. The body was located in the woods.
Although football is the most popular sport in the United Kingdom, it definitely lacks diversity, especially at the highest levels of operations. Moreover, football fan culture still remains to be cleared from homophobic slogans and abuse. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and it seems the UK government has already taken that tiny step.