Update: Yiannopoulos also banned from censorship event
After barring Julie Bindel from a debate on censorship planned for mid-October, the Students’ Union have now told Milo Yiannopoulos that he is also prohibited from attending
Stonewall event to be held at North Campus
An LGBT+ panel discussion hosted as a collaboration between charity Stonewall, the Albert Kennedy Trust, and Sparkle, will be hosted by the University of Manchester this Sunday
De Montfort University’s decision to honour PM for gay marriage comes under fire
The De Montfort University Vice-Chancellor has been criticised for not consulting students and ignoring the PM’s voting record before making him a Companion of the university
Sluts, bitches, and the LGBT+ community
Have slurs become degendered in the LGBT+ community? Is it still marginalising women? Can we even answer these questions at all?
Students’ Union hosts Sex Week 2015
Sexpression and Manchester Students’ Union’s collaboration of Sex Week 2015 has been a great success, encouraging awareness and providing information about sexual health and consent as well as LGBT+ issues
The limited opportunities of diverse sexuality
With a huge contrast in the visibility of sexual diversity between the arts and politics, we are challenged about what influences us and how we can stimulate change
Review: Vagina Monologues
The eye-opening and thought-provoking performance never lost its humour, despite the seriousness of the content, writes Aimée Grant Cumberbatch
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.”
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
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
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.
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.
2014: A year of sporting disasters waiting to happen
Andrew Georgeson looks at the year ahead for sport
My Political Hero: Tammy Baldwin
Emma Bean tells us why Tammy Baldwin was one of the most heroic names of 2012
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
Time to give homophobia the boot
In light of LGBT History Month, Andrew Georgeson looks to the future of homosexuality in sport
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
Size is never an issue: the pros and cons of being with a girl, by a girl
Claudia gives us her personal take on being in a same-sex relationship
Manchester has highest number of hate crimes
Greater Manchester has the highest ratio of hate crimes in England and Wales, according to Home Office data. Just over 17 out of every 1,000 crimes are reported as hate crimes in the city, about six more than the national average. In the data, collected in 2011-12, the force dealt with a total of 3,547 […]
Iain Dale: ‘I can see there being a gay Prime Minister and people just not caring’
Andrew Williams meets influential Conservative blogger and commentator Iain Dale to discuss his political career, the Coalition government and why Ed Miliband fails the ‘Number 10 doorstep test’