A UN report on human rights abuses in Iran, released on the 10th February, details “electric shocks and the administration of hormones and strong psychoactive medications” for lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender children.
Molly Rampton investigates the oppression of LGBTQ+ people in Iran.
Last month, several human rights groups and LGBTQ+ organisations sent a letter to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan, calling for the introduction of new legislation that prohibits discrimination on the grounds of gender identity […]
Switzerland is a leading country in Central Europe and is generally considered to be one of the freest and most desirable countries in the area to live in. However, in comparison to a lot of […]
The Supreme Court last week finally ruled on the controversial ‘Ashers’ case. In doing so they deemed that an evangelical Christian, Northern Irish couple had the right to refuse to bake a cake featuring a […]
To be openly part of the LGBTQ+ community is to exist politically. Attempts at invalidating, shaming, and ending the lives of LGBTQ+ people for existing openly in the world are no less prevalent than they […]
“I don’t support gay marriage in spite of being a Conservative. I support gay marriage because I am a Conservative”. With those words at a Conservative conference in 2011, David Cameron (remember him?) set Britain […]
‘A disease’, ‘dirty’ and ‘unnatural’ – these are just some of the words used to describe being gay in Pakistan. BBC Three’s eye opening documentary explores Pakistan’s highly negative views on homosexuality, whilst following presenter […]
Any decent human being would have been completely shocked by Tory MP, David Davies’ vulgar comments about gay marriage in a recent Guardian interview. With painful statements such as “I just worry that children are […]
Despite being shunned by student media across the country, Leeds Student challenged BNP leader Nick Griffin to an interview. James Greenhalgh spoke to the censured MEP about racism, gay rights and the future of his […]