Peter Tatchell: Disappointed in the Duchess

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has blasted the Duchess of Cambridge for visiting a hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei. In April, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah gave approval to Brunei’s revised penal code, which urges death by stoning for same-sex sexual activity. Kate Middleton was a guest at a wedding held at The Dorchester, on…

Clare Balding Defends Olympic Presenting

Broadcaster Clare Balding has defended her decision to work at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia, saying she thought it sent “a more powerful message” to go, rather than to boycott the games. Last year Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law which bans the “promotion of non-traditional sexual relations” to minors. The new law…

J Lo Thanks LGBT Fans at GLAAD Awards

Jennifer Lopez has spoken about her gay fans and her lesbian aunt at Saturday’s 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. The actress, dancer, producer, singer and American Idol judge received the Vanguard Award for having “increased the visibility and understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.” “I’ve always felt a tremendous…

We Exist: Lesbians With Disability

If you think that you have a tough time meeting women, just imagine what your life would be like if you had the added challenge of a disability. Some of us already have that extra obstacle to overcome. Contemplate this for a moment, how many lesbians with a disability do you actually know? Whether the…