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Remembering the mother of marriage equality, Edie Windsor

In the wake of the death of Edie Windsor, James Johnson pays tribute to a woman who – in the name of love – took on the American government

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Smear test ‘not needed for lesbian women’?

LGBT+ groups have said that gay women are being told that they do not need mandatory cervical screenings

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University sports teams showed their support for LGBT History Awareness Month

Manchester University’s Athletics Union donned face paint and rainbow attire in support of the event

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Wonder Women Festival lands in Manchester

The breakdown of our top art picks from the feminist festival of the year

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LGBT History Month: body issues

In the last of this four-part series, Michael Petch looks at how unattainable beauty standards harm LGBT people

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Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights

The People’s History Museum opens a new, politically-motivated exhibition this month

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LGBT History Month: Blood Donation

Part three of four in the LGBT History Month series: this time, Michael Petch takes to task the barriers that make donating blood a problematic experience for LGBT people

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LGBT History Month: coming out

In the second of this four-part series, Michael Petch discusses the dilemma of coming out, and the societal problems that stem from it

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New report suggests sex and relationship education is ignored by Ofsted

Pressure is mounting on MPs to make Sex and Relationships Education and PSHE compulsory after the release of a damning report by the British Humanist Association

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LGBT History Month: Street Harassment

In the first of a four-part series on the continuing relevance of LGBT History Month, Michael Petch discusses the progress that the needs to be made on the street

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Homophobic Richard Hammond takes ignorance to a new level

Richard Hammond’s comments about homosexuality reveal a worrying underbelly of prejudice that still pervades popular culture

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Remembering George Michael

Tara Bharadia reflects on the legacy of pop star and gay icon George Michael, who died on Christmas Day