LeBron James on not bringing kids to bubble: ‘This is not a kid-friendly place’

There’s nothing for them to do. I mean, I’ve got a 16-year-old. I mean, he’s going to sit in the bubble and do what? I’ve got a 13-year-old. He’s going to do what? Five-year-old girl, there’s nothing for her to do. The park isn’t open. I mean, there’s only so many times she can go […]

Manchester to Give Old People’s Homes LGBT Makeover

While less than one per cent of over-65s in Britain identify as LGBT, the scheme — a partnership between Greater Manchester Combined Authority, House Proud NW, and Pride in Ageing at LGBT Foundation — is designed to encourage more elderly people to “disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity”, according to one councillor.

Timeline: How LGBT+ issues became a flashpoint in Poland

Reporting by Darnell Christie @darnellchristie and Rachel Savage @rachelmsavage; Editing by Hugo Greenhalgh and Claire Cozens. Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, that covers the lives of people around the world who struggle to live freely or fairly. Visit http://news.trust.org

40% of Parents Don’t Want LGBT Lessons for 6-Year-Olds, Pollsters Say They Must Be ‘Persuaded’

Research company Kantar expressed dismay over the figure after a survey showed that while more than nine people in ten (91 per cent) said they were accepting of homosexual and bisexual people, just four in ten (38 per cent) believed that LGBT lifestyles should be promoted to six-year-olds.

LGBT+ conversion therapy survivors share stories on TikTok

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Mike Dorn told his parents he was gay, aged 15, they tried to make him straight by sending him to a Christian camp in California for three months, where he was told he would go to hell, forced to dig holes and shoved if he disobeyed orders.

Delingpole: A Biden Presidency Would Be No Friend to Brexit Britain

Sure, to outsiders unfamiliar with the detail it may seem as though Britain is currently behaving with almost pantomime villainy — riding roughshod over ‘international law’ and reneging on the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement painstakingly negotiated under the leadership of ex-PM Theresa May and ratified, with minor amendments, by the current Prime Minister Boris […]

These three women stood up to Europe’s longest-serving dictator. Here’s what happened to them

Tikhanovskaya and Tsepkalo left Belarus in the immediate aftermath of the election, while Kolesnikova stayed and spoke out against the result. She told CNN in an interview on August 13 that Lukashenko “has to accept that the Belarusian people don’t like him and don’t like for him to stay the President of Belarus.”

LGBT+ activist behind ‘Polish Stonewall’ not afraid to die

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EU urged to ratchet up pressure on Poland in defence of LGBT+ rights

The Dutch town of Nieuwegein voted to sever its twinning ties with Pulawy, a city in southeastern Poland, while authorities in the German town of Stendal wrote a letter expressing disapproval of Pulawy’s May 2019 resolution against “LGBT subculture”.

LGBT Migrants Fled Persecution Back Home. Then They Fled the Caravan.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services does not maintain statistics on the stated reason behind asylum claims, but the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has noted a global increase in the number of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers, and a 2015 report from the Human Rights Campaign and the LGBT Freedom and […]