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LGBT superheroes in mainstream comics in the past have been far and few between. Although there has always been LGBT characters appearing within the pages of DC’s or Marvel’s pages, they have never ran a storyline in which an LGBT character has taken centre stage. Instead they would be so deep in the closet that [...]
Chris Cooke explains why he’s delighted the Brighton & Hove Gay Business Association and the Community Safety Forum have re- launched, what this means for Kemptown and what his role will be for both.
This year the theme for IDAHOBIT is ‘global voices against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.’ This theme is particularly poignant for the young people at Allsorts Youth Project who either attend school, or have done very recently. With this in mind Allsorts has launched a campaign asking LGBT young people to share their experiences and ideas on how schools could be made safer for LGBT young people.
A big part of my work is to encourage the reporting of hate crime and to make people realise that shouting at or abusing someone because of their sexual orientation or gender isn’t acceptable. Guest post by Brighton’s LGBT Liasion Officer Rachel Piggott.
Despite research that shows no difference in the well being of children raised by gay parents compared to those raised in more traditional households, people continue to question the parenting ability of gay couples.