The image was taken as a protest against Russia's 'racism and homophobia'
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Monday 16 May 2011
As England's world cup-winning winger, rugby union star Ben Cohen has faced down his fair share of immovable obstacles. Now, after hanging up his boots for the last time, the 32-year-old is taking on sport's most formidable opponent: homophobia. This week Cohen, who won 57 caps and scored 31 tries for his country, sets out on a tour of the US on behalf of a new foundation set up in his name, devoted to fighting homophobia in sport.
Sunday 15 May 2011
As commercial American hip-hop sits in seemingly terminal stagnation, people turn to the underground, and LA collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them are darlings of the cognoscenti.
Thursday 12 May 2011
Parliament in Kampala appeared to have dropped plans to debate an anti-gay bill yesterday after a global outcry.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
The debate on homophobia at the National Union of Teachers' annual conference in Harrogate yesterday will not have allayed many people's concerns about where faith schools are taking education in this country. Delegates overwhelmingly backed a motion calling on the union to investigate the extent to which teachers and pupils face discrimination and abuse in these schools on the basis of sexual orientation.
Thursday 21 April 2011
The Malaysian authorities are at the centre of an increasingly heated row after it emerged that 66 Muslim boys identified by teachers as "effeminate" had been dispatched to a special camp to discourage them from becoming gay.
Friday 18 March 2011
The fourth film by Simon Rumley, enfant terrible of British horror, receives its UK TV premiere next month. Starring Roger Lloyd-Pack, The Living and the Dead screens as part of a Cruel Britannia season of horror premieres on the Horror Channel.
Friday 28 January 2011
An anti-gay protester created a commotion at the funeral for a prominent activist slain in Uganda, yelling out homophobic phrases that led to a scuffle with mourners attending the burial.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Wednesday 12 January 2011
The sign outside Palm Springs proudly welcomes visitors to a "two-time winner of the Best Gay Destination in the World Award", and tourist information leaflets proclaim it "America's Gayest City". But no one told the police chief.
Wednesday 22 December 2010
George Osborne is under fire after appearing to call an openly gay Labour MP a "pantomime dame" in parliament.
Thursday 25 November 2010
Sunday 21 November 2010
Thursday 11 November 2010
The brother of a man who police believe may have been killed in a homophobic attack today made an emotional appeal for information to help catch those responsible.
Friday 22 October 2010
Russia was told by the European Court of Human Rights yesterday that its ban on gay marches is illegal.
Tuesday 12 October 2010
The Conservative Republican candidate for governor of New York told Orthodox Jewish leaders that he doesn't want children "brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality" is acceptable.
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