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An HIV-positive patient in London has become the second known adult in the world to be cleared of the virus after receiving a bone marrow transplant from an HIV-resistant donor, his doctors have announced. The man began antiretroviral therapy for HIV in 2012 and that same year was diagnosed with advanced Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a blood …

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BBC lgbt reporter Ben Hunte

BBC LGBT correspondent Ben Hunte has said he’s shocked about the level of homophobic and racist abuse he has received online since he started the new role at the broadcaster late last year. During a panel discussion during the UK’s National Student Pride, Hunte opened up about the negative reaction he had gotten since he …

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Australia gay conversion

A fifth of gay, lesbian and bisexual British people who have tried to change their sexual orientation have attempted suicide, according to a study of harmful “gay conversion therapy” in the UK. It ran during December 2018 and attracted over 4600 responses, of which a tenth (458) stated they had personal experience of attempting to …

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Sir Ian McKellen

Sir Ian McKellen has shared that his greatest regret in life was not coming out to his parents. McKellen was recently a guest on podcast David Tennant Does A Podcast With, and opened up about how he wished he could have told his parents – Denis and Margery – that he was gay before they …

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Computer pioneer Alan Turing

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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rupauls drag race all stars 4 rupaul photo

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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bert and ernie gay

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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