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LGBT
09
Nov

Topshop announces gender-neutral changing rooms

Topshop has announced it will no longer feature separate cubicles for men and women after pressure from transgender customers. The move comes after a transgender customer claims they were refused access to female cubicles. Travis Alabanza took to Twitter after being denied access to the female changing room to try a dress on in a...
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08
Nov

Sadiq Khan & Naomi Campbell: “Brexit could lead to a talent drain in Britain”

In an interview for British Vogue, Sadiq Khan and Naomi Campbell both expressed concerns that Brexit could lead to a ‘talent drain’. The supermodel interviewed Mayor of London Sadiq Khan for the December issue of British Vogue, the first to be edited by Edward Enninful. In the candid interview, the pair, who were both born in...
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LGBT
08
Nov

UK voted best country for LGBT parents

The UK has been voted the best country for LGBT parents, according to a new survey. The research, conducted by Lifecake, found that attitudes towards the traditional ‘nuclear’ family are changing, with an increasing number of LGBT parents, working mums and stay-at-home dads. Changing work patterns for women and men, an increase in LGBT marriages...
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LGBT
01
Nov

One in four say same-sex couples should be ‘charged as criminals’

More than one in four people believe those in LGBT relationships should be ‘charged as criminals’, a new study has revealed. The 2017 ILGA-RIWI Global Attitudes Survey questioned the viewpoints of over 100,000 people across 77 countries worldwide regarding sexual and gender minorities. In the UK, one in six (17 per cent) of those surveyed said...
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26
Oct

Disney Channel to air first gay storyline

In a first for Disney Channel, a key character on its popular series Andi Mack will come out as gay. Andi Mack’s second season premiere will show one of the main protagonists, Cyrus, coming to terms with his sexuality and feelings for a male classmate. The episode, airing Friday, will show Cyrus confiding in his best friend,...
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Paloma Faith
23
Oct

Paloma Faith: “I’ll raise all my children as gender neutral”

Paloma Faith has revealed that she is raising her child as gender neutral. The Picking Up the Pieces singer gave birth in December, but has declined to reveal the baby’s gender or name. Talking to the Mirror at the Q Awards, she spoke about raising children: “I just want them to be who they want...
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23
Oct

Expectant mothers should be called “pregnant people” Government suggests

In a proposed amendment, the Government have suggested pregnant women be called ‘pregnant people’ to avoid excluding the transgender community. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s amendment will be to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which the UK has been a signatory of since the 70’s. Sunday Times reported that the FCO’s submission...
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20
Oct

Playboy features its first transgender Playmate

Model Ines Rau has become Playboy’s first transgender Playmate. Rau will feature as November’s Playmate, a first in the magazine’s 64-year history. A Playmate is a model who appears on the coveted centrefold within the magazine as its Playmate of the Month. Rau, 26, is a French model who has previously appeared in Vogue Italia...
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