BBC Pride activists demand right to vet transgender news stories

BBC Pride activists demand right to vet transgender news stories on Radio 4’s Today programme after host Justin Webb clashed with Pink News CEO over Stonewall’s stance on single-sex spaces Members want to attend crucial meetings and play a role in ‘editorial processes’  Today item on Stonewall’s Diversity Champions didn’t feature transgender guest Producers had asked Stonewall to field a […]

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Russia’s ban from Olympics upheld by Court of Arbitration for Sport, but term is reduced

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday upheld an international sports ban levied against Russia for doping, but cut the duration of the ban in half from four years to two. The long-awaited ruling, handed down by a panel of three arbitrators at the Swiss-based court, will bar Russia's flag and anthem from appearing at each of the next two Olympic […]

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What Is “Pride” After Pride?

Pride Month has come to a close, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t more LGBTQ+ stories to celebrate or fights to fight. It’s worth noting that as June became July some 51 years ago, the Stonewall Riots were still going strong. Members of the LGBTQ+ community—led largely by Black and Latinx members—were still gathering in support of one another, building […]

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Dame Vera Lynn told of pride that Queen used her 'we'll meet again' line in her coronavirus speech in her last interview

IN her last interview with The Sun Dame Vera Lynn told of her pride in The Queen using lines from her famous song "We'll Meet Again" to lift the nation during the Covid-19 crisis. In an historic broadcast to the nation, Her Majesty said the song would give the country hope.   And Dame Vera said she believed those poignant […]

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