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95% of Young People Not Taught About LGBT Relationships

A study has found that 95% of young people are not taught about LGBT relationships. The survey, conducted by the sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust, found that most young people have no education when it comes to LGBT sex and relationships. The research, which surveyed over a thousand 16-25-year-olds, also found that 75% of them...

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Anti Gay Marriage Group Accidentally Use Bisexual Pride Flag

A group of campaigners protesting against the equal marriage act in Australia have accidentally used a flag which represents bisexual pride. The Coalition for Marriage, which consists of several other groups including the Australian Christian Lobby, is campaigning against a potential law which would give same sex couples equal rights when it comes to marriage....

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10 Great Things to Do in Amsterdam

Heading to the Dutch capital? Here’s a list of ten fantastic things to do when you’re in the magnetic, charming and utterly wonderful city of Amsterdam.   Traverse the Canal Network Amsterdam’s famous 17th Century canals are one of the most spectacular features of a city anywhere in the world. The architecture lining the waterways...

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Gay Men Afraid to Hold Partner’s Hand in Public

A survey by the advocacy group Stonewall has found that half of gay men in Britain would not feel comfortable holdings hands with their partner in the street. The research also revealed that one in five people who identify as LGBT have been the victim of a hate crime in the last 12 months. The...

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Best Gay Travel Apps

While it’s important that travel is a time to disconnect from technology and reconnect with the world – apps can be a fantastic way to help organise and assist you on your next adventure. Skyscanner Skyscanner is the premier app for finding cheap flights. It has excellent functionalities like a multi-city search and a destination...

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Best Baklava in Istanbul

Indulge in Turkey’s most opulent dessert surrounded by some of the world’s most breathtaking architecture in epic Istanbul.   The origins of this beautifully sticky, sweet dessert are thought to date back to the kitchens of the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul. For over two millennia there is evidence of Baklava being eaten everywhere from the Roman...

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Gay Pride is Fantastic – For Those Who Can Afford It

Pride is supposed to be an inclusive, political event. Not one that charges people for the privilege of attending an event which, at least in its inception, was a fight for equal rights and equality for the LGBT community. An absence of friends and my sincere disdain for biblical hangovers now I’m rapidly approaching the...

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Uganda cancels all gay pride events

LGBT campaigners have expressed outrage at the Ugandan government’s decision to cancel an upcoming gay pride parade. Simon Lokodo, the state minister for ethics announced that an event to be held at the Sheraton Hotel in the country’s capital, Kampala, was canceled on grounds of an illegal attempt to recruit and promote homosexuality. The government...

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Best Alternative Gay Cities

Major destinations like Paris, New York and London all have a unrivalled gravitas and are excellent cities to visit. However, there are endless fantastic places which are often overlooked in favour of their larger counterparts. Here are five of the best alternative cities to visit on your next adventure.   Cologne Most visitors to Germany...

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Sydney’s Best Gay Bars

Sydney is the largest and most cosmopolitan city in Australia – famed for its livability, culture, nature and cuisine. Gay bars in Sydney are centered around Oxford Street, situated in the City East district. King Street in Newtown has a more queer vibe and is also popular with the lesbian crowd. Here are a few...