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FEATURE: Transitioning with Sugar – Looking Forward by Ms Sugar Swan

Today sees me one week post op of my fourth, and hopefully last, hair transplant surgery. Back in late February I headed to Latvia after a long search for a surgeon who would...
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Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage

On Wednesday, May 24 2017, the Judicial Yuan, Taiwan’s highest court, ruled that restricting marriage to only a man and a women was unconstitutional. The court voted in favour...
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Manchester terrorist attack – A joint statement from political leaders in Brighton & Hove

The leaders of the three political groups on Brighton & Hove City Council have released a collective statement about the terrorist attack in Manchester last night.
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141 men arrested in Indonesian sauna raid

On Sunday May 21 2017 at 8pm, police raided the Atlantis Gym & Sauna in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta at 8pm in the evening arresting 141 men claiming they were engaging in...
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Scotland loses European top spot for LGBT+ equality

Scotland has been overtaken by Malta in the European league table of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) equality laws and policies. Scotland has dropped to...
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March against the persecution of queer people in Chechnya

Organisers of a March against the persecution of queer people in Chechnya are demanding the British Prime Minister, Theresa May speak out over the reports of abuse and killing...
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More artists announced for Brighton Pride ‘Summer of Love’ events

More artists have been added to the line-up for Brighton Pride's Summer Of Love Festival in August. Louisa Johnson winner of X-Factor in 2015 will join headline artists the...
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Amnesty call for Chechnya journalists to be protected

Amnesty International calls for journalists who revealed the abuse of gay men in Chechnya to be protected. On April 1, journalists at Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported...
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A statement from Outright Action International on IDAHOBIT

LGBT+ youth continue to be disenfranchised. May 17th has become a day to raise awareness of violations against the rights of LGBT+ people. It was on this day in 1990 that the...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Rainbow Cities Network celebrates IDAHOBIT with photo exhibition

Brighton & Hove is a member of the Rainbow Cities network of international cities developing lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBT+) policies. Cities from all over...
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Brighton IDAHOBIT Vigil moves indoors due to adverse weather forecast

Brighton & Hove marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. IDAHOBIT commemorates the day in 1990 the World...
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Trans activist to buff Sussex nails at Jubilee Library for IDAHOBIT!

To mark IDAHOBIT this year, Brighton & Hove City Council's LGBT Workers Forum have invited activist, manicurist and all round fabulous person Charlie Craggs to come to Sussex...
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Fundraiser for Chechnya: Screening of Paragraph 175 @Duke’s at Komedia, Brighton

The People's Film Club and Eyes Wide Open Cinema will present a screening of Paragraph 175 on June 1 to benefit LGBT+ people in Chechnya. Between 1933-1945 approximately...
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Northern Irish couple seek judicial review

A humanist couple, backed by the British Humanist Association (BHA) and its Northern Ireland Humanists section, has gained permission to seek a judicial review of the failure...
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IGLTA hosts most globally diverse convention to date

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s (ILGTA) 34th Annual Global Convention, brought together more than 400 tourism professionals representing 36 countries to...
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Irish police drop Stephen Fry blasphemy investigation

The police service in the Republic of Ireland decides to drop its investigation into Stephen Fry, over allegations he blasphemed in an interview on Irish channel RTE over two...
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