Every month we look at international news briefs, courtesy of Equal Eyes, a news source produced in collaboration with United Nations
Could there be a gayer, more exciting pack of celebrity judges? We don’t think so.
Gay Computer Scientist Alan Turing Beats Out MLK, Mandela as BBC’s Most Iconic Figure of 20th Century
A BBC television special titled ‘Icons: The Greatest Person of the 20th Century’ saw him beat out some of the most iconic names in modern history
More than 50 UK-based names signed onto a letter asking the BBC not to support the contest due to it taking place in Tel Aviv
Netflix has given us another gift from Britain: ‘Sex Education’ is a new comedy series sure to make you laugh, cry and cringe
The rainbow flag with added brown and black stripes for queer people of color has officially been adopted by Manchester Pride for 2019
The latest item on some gay sex workers’ menus is “sober sex,” a combination of sex and therapy aimed at fighting unhealthy chemsex
The Black Mirror return is scheduled for early next year, but if you’re looking for more Charlie Brooker goodness to tide you over until then, we got you.
Need an escape from forced family fun over the holiday season? These five series are way more queer than you might’ve realized
When ‘Love Island’ star Chris Hughes opened his robe on morning television for a live testicular cancer exam, social media went wild
Ben Hunte has been announced as the BBC’s latest correspondent, and we get our first glimpse at ‘Mapplethorpe’
This week we bring you stories on RuPaul’s expanding empire, an interesting placement of an ampersand, plus Brazil and South Africa marriage news
LGBTQ rights have had a long and storied history in the United Kingdom. Of course, there have been numerous anti-LGBTQ laws in the U.K. over the last several centuries. But today, the U.K. stands out as one of the most gay-friendly places in the world. They gave us Adele after all.
Same-sex marriage was recently legalized throughout England, Scotland and Wales, while Northern Ireland allows civil partnerships. The Equality Act of 2010 is one of the most powerful anti-discrimination bills on the planet, protecting the rights of gay people across the U.K.
If you’re gay, you’ll find plenty of things to do and places to go in the United Kingdom. London and Manchester offer a thriving gay community with countless bars, hotspots, and clubs. Don’t forget that the British version of Queer as Folk took place on Canal Street, still widely known as one of the hottest gay destinations on the planet. You can also swing by the gay pride parade in Brighton, or grab a beer at the oldest gay bar in Edinburgh.
Go ahead, let your hair down and break out your favorite sequined tube top. The U.K. is a great place to be your queerest self.