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Photo: Vagina Monologues

Review: Vagina Monologues

The eye-opening and thought-provoking performance never lost its humour, despite the seriousness of the content, writes ‎Aimée Grant Cumberbatch

February is LGBT History Month in the UK. Photo: sasatro @Flickr

All-male Oxford drinking society condemned for “homophobic” behaviour

The Abbotts, a secret black tie drinking society, was accused of tearing down LGBT+ pride flags from the walls of Corpus Christi JCR, and their behaviour has been described as “unacceptable.”

February marks LGBT History Month in the UK. Photo: basetree @Flickr

Fifty per cent of trans students consider dropping out

A 2014 study by the NUS also flagged up issues with LGBT harassment and bullying in UK universities

Photo: Ben Daines@Flickr

Three quarters of students turn to porn for sex education

The NUS has found that young people are inadequately informed about sex and calls for a government commitment to SRE lessons

The plans, which involved the demolition of the pictured Owens Park Tower will result in 3000 new rooms in Fallowfield. Photo: N Bojdo

UAE set to invest in Fallowfield redevelopment

Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based and government-owned investment company, has announced it will invest around £175 million in the redevelopment of the Fallowfield campus to create a 3000-room student village.

Many religious people actively support the LGBT community. Photo: polomex @Flickr

The LGBT World and Religion—Friends or Foes?

David Brierley has written us a short piece on whether or not the LGBT community can coexist with religion without issue.

The stadium disaster that cost two lives. Credit: @futebolnoponto

2014: A year of sporting disasters waiting to happen

Andrew Georgeson looks at the year ahead for sport

Tammy Baldwin speaks during the second day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Photo - Wikimedia Commons

My Political Hero: Tammy Baldwin

Emma Bean tells us why Tammy Baldwin was one of the most heroic names of 2012

Last week's front page caused a stir in the national press.

Society in homophobia scandal shuts down after national outcry

– ‘Global Aspirations of Women’ disbands following outrage
– Police receive complaint over homophobic language
– Recording receives over 11,000 hits on YouTube

Tacko: "Senegal is a very homophobic country."

‘If they send me back to Senegal, I’m a dead man’

Senegalese student Tacko Mbengue faces deportation unless he can prove he is gay – raising questions about society’s attitude to homosexuality

A psoter from the FA's new LGBT campaign

Time to give homophobia the boot

In light of LGBT History Month, Andrew Georgeson looks to the future of homosexuality in sport

Photo: Flickr user Erin M

Who does marriage equality benefit?

With the same-sex marriage bill passing its second reading, we hope it is the beginning of more progressive legislation for LGBT rights