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Discover the wicked wit of openly gay rugby referee Nigel Owens

Friday, October 30, 2015
Referee Nigel Owens shows the yellow card to France's Louis Picamoles, left, during the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal match between New Zealand and France at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales,  Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015.
His put-downs and quips have racked up thousands of views on YouTube, and put some of the world's burliest sportsmen in their place. ...

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UK police failed to recognize that a serial killer was targeting gay men

Friday, October 23, 2015
Left to right: Anthony Walgate, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor
“To have three young men found dead... all within a mile of each other... should have triggered alarm bells,” said activist Peter Tatchell. ...

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British lawmakers: Don’t ban poppers

Friday, October 23, 2015
A report by the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee on the forthcoming Psychoactive Substances Bill suggests poppers be removed from the list.
A committee is examining a new bill cracking down on "legal highs," and claiming that poppers aren't capable of harming people. ...

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Gay couple asked ‘which of you will be the mother?’… And is ultimately denied adoption

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Pradeep De Silva and Matthew Broadway-Horner
"We were asked what women we have in our family as if our living condition was somehow psychologically damaging," said Matthew Broadway-Horner ...

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Muslim caller to radio show host: Gay people should all die

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Sohail Ahmed
The guest on the show, a gay man, responded with remarkable grace. ...

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General: Gay people make a more effective army

Monday, October 19, 2015
Jessa, Jeff, and Jill Duggar, almost definitely in that order.
“[Diversity] in our ranks gives us a breadth of understanding and capability we don’t get in any other way," says Lt Gen James Everard. ...

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Celebrated British athlete Tom Bosworth comes out

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
“When I was competing in local athletics a number of years ago, some other athletes called me ‘fag’ or ‘queer,” Tom Bosworth said.
The race walker is considered one of Great Britain's great hopes for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. ...

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Gay man shuts down younger sister’s homophobic bully with one fantastic Facebook post

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Joseph and Lola Flinders
“An open letter to the odious little toad who gave my baby sister a hard time for having a gay big brother..." ...

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Rugby star Sam Stanley comes out

Monday, August 31, 2015
Sam Stanley
"“I was standing on a bridge about four or five years ago... However, looking back, the idea that I would jump was ridiculous." ...

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Man who murdered gay student gets life in prison

Friday, August 21, 2015
Richard Danter
Richard Danter pleaded guilty to the murder of 20-year-old Billy Mankelow, described as a "sustained and brutal" act of violence. ...

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