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Tag Archives: Anna Page

David Bowie (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016)


In 1983, “Karma Chameleon” spent six weeks at the top of the British charts, becoming a world wide hit. The following year, it was voted Best British Single at the Brit Awards. The band, Culture Club, and its leader, Boy George, would probably not have existed without the influence of David Bowie. The song’s title could easily have been a ...

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Stonewall Scotland promotes anti-bullying message


    Stonewall Scotland, the LGBT equality charity, has released new research by YouGov today, showing that while offensive comments are frequently made about LGBT people very few people step in to challenge these slurs. The research has been published ahead of Anti-Bullying Week. The charity has been quick to emphasise the damage that even casual homophobia, biphobia and transphobia ...

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Lib Dem leader urges change after trans woman sent to male prison


  The Liberal Democrats’ leader has claimed that the Ministry of Justice should be “dragged kicking into the 21st century” after trans woman Tara Hudson was sentenced to serve 12 weeks in an all-male prison.   Tim Farron, who is the only political leader at Westminster to have commented publicly on the case, said that the current policy in England ...

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Record numbers attend Europe’s largest annual LGBTI rugby event


  A record number of players and supporters will descend on Edinburgh this weekend, as Caledonian Thebans RFC, Scotland’s leading rugby team for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people and their allies, host their 12th annual “Rugby Clinic” in association with the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU). Taking place at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield stadium, the Rugby Clinic will bring together ...

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Football ace: fans prevent players coming out

Jermaine Jenas

A former Premiership footballer has claimed that gay players are being prevented from “coming out” by fans, rather than because of the attitudes of fellow footballers.   Former Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur and England midfielder Jermaine Jenas, writing for Yahoo News following media speculation that some footballers may be set to “come out”, said that he is sure there are ...

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