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Gay computer pioneer and WWII codebreaker Alan Turing has beaten Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela to be named the most iconic figure of the 20th century in a British poll. Turing was chosen in a public vote during a special live broadcast of BBC program Icons: The Greatest Person Of The 20th Century, …

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A gay couple have pleaded guilty to having a threesome with a third man in front of other passengers on a train in the London Underground. While on the train, 35-year-old man George Mason and his 24-year-old boyfriend Nicholas Mullan had “full sex, oral sex and masturbation in the presence of the traveling members of …

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A spinoff of RuPaul’s Drag Race will be coming to the UK next year. The eight-episode series will be broadcast on BBC Three next year, The Sun reported. The spinoff will reportedly be filmed in London and will invite aspiring drag superstars from across the United Kingdom to take part. “I am beyond excited to …

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A British MP has told the UK’s House of Commons that he is HIV-positive in a bid to tackle stigma around the disease ahead of the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day on Saturday. Lloyd Russell-Moyle told his fellow MPs, “Next year, I’ll be marking an anniversary of my own, 10 years since I became …

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Rugby players around the world have worn rainbow laces on the field to support for openly gay former player Gareth Thomas after he was the victim of a gay hate crime. The former Wales rugby player, who came out as gay in 2009 and retired in 2011, told his Twitter followers on November 18 he …

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Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a bakery that refused to make a cake supporting same-sex marriage for a gay customer. In 2014, Ashers Baking Co. in Northern Ireland refused to make a cake iced with Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie and the phrase “Support Gay Marriage.” The bakery’s Christian owners argued …

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The Queen’s cousin, Lord Ivar Mountbatten, has become the first member of the extended royal family to have a same-sex wedding. Mountbatten (pictured, right) wed his partner James Coyle at an intimate ceremony in front of 60 people on Lord Mountbatten’s estate in Devon on Saturday, the Daily Mail reported. Lord Mountbatten, who is the …

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India Delhi Pride

By Amy Bhatt, University of Maryland The Indian Supreme Court has legalised homosexuality, overturning a 157-year ban on consensual gay sex. In a nearly 500-page unanimous decision issued on Sept. 6, India’s highest court affirmed that “whenever the constitutional courts come across a situation of transgression or dereliction in the sphere of fundamental rights which …

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Discrimination is keeping some gay men from reaching high-level managerial positions, a new study has suggested. The research, which analysed data from almost 650,000 working-age adults in the UK, is the first large-scale evidence of the understudied sexual orientation gap in the workplace. While the new study found gay men outperform straight men in lower …

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Ireland Marriage Equality Rally

Thousands of people took to the streets of Northern Ireland on Saturday to demand the legalisation of same-sex marriage. A march organised by advocacy group Love Equality took place in central Belfast, with the crowd chanting “Change is on the way” and “You can’t stop change”. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK …

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