Tag Archives: Britain

Marriage Equality For Britain?

With the support of Prime Minister David Cameron, Britain’s coalition government has announced plans to legalize same-sex marriage by 2015. Liberal Democrat Lynne Featherstone will today unveil plans to legislate to bring in gay marriage before 2015. The Equalities Minister will also announce that Britain should be a ‘world leader for gay rights’. Vowing to be a personal ‘champion for ...

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Britain Modifies Gay Blood Ban

Gay men who have not had sex in the last year may now donate blood in Britain. The change comes into force in England, Wales and Scotland on November 7th. Northern Ireland has not yet decided whether it will relax the rules. But gay rights campaigners said gay men would still be treated unfairly under the new rules, as heterosexuals ...

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More Unrest For London

The fascist English Defence League and a pro-Palestine group held competing protests in East London this weekend, drawing hundreds of riot police to keep the two groups apart.

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LONDON: Openly Gay Former Police Chief Brian Paddick Nominated For Mayor

Britain’s Liberal Democrats have nominated former cop Brian Paddick as their choice for mayor of London. Until he left the force, Paddick was the highest-ranked openly gay police officer in Britain. Tonight, Mr Paddick said: “I hope to visit every local party in London, to meet the activists whose support we rely on year after year and to raise as ...

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100 Years Of Style In 100 Seconds

I guess this is an ad for something. Cool anyway. (Via – Buzzfeed)

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Florence – What The Water Gave Me

Over 1.5 million YouTube views in one week.

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The Great British Synth Documentary

It took me half the day to watch this fantastic 2009 documentary because it kept sending me spinning off into Wikipedia and YouTube holes. It’s a bit strange that so many of the records that I thought was randomly picking out of the import 45s bin turned out to be such groundbreaking and influential tracks. And most of them I ...

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BRITAIN: Looters Tell Their Story

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On Brighton & Hove Gay Men’s Chorus

Earlier this week I mentioned that Universal Records has awarded the chorus an unprecedented £1M recording contract. Their album will be released on October 5th in the UK.

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BRITAIN: Towns Consider Evicting Looters From Public Housing

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Pat Condell – Britain Is A Riot

Whoa. Stand back.

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Manchester Pride To Go On Despite Riots

The organizers of Manchester Pride say this month’s events will take place as planned despite the continuing crisis roiling Britain. Jackie Crozier, festival director of Manchester Pride, said: “What happened last night in Manchester is an absolute disgrace. We live amongst some fantastic people in an amazing city that has grown on its own organically. “We must now stand up ...

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Riots Close British Gayborhood

Birmingham’s gay village was shut down yesterday due to widespread looting and fires. ZONE Magazine reports: The London riots have spread beyond the capital to Birmingham, including the Gay Village. Popular gay bars Missing, The Loft Lounge, Equator, Purple Bar and The Angel Bar were all closed on the advice of police at around 9pm last night. The police have ...

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London’s Mayor Heckled Over Riots

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Photo Of The Day – Volunteers Take To London’s Streets For Clean-Up

Now that is the Britain I know and love.

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LONDON: Rioters Mug Injured Man

This clip has reportedly gone viral today on British TV.

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BRITAIN: £1M Record Deal For Gay Chorus

Britain’s Brighton and Hove Gay Men’s Chorus has inked an unprecedented £1M deal with Universal Records. The 30-strong Brighton & Hove Gay Men’s Chorus will release its debut album later this year after signing a deal, said to be worth around £1 million. The choir is working on its repertoire of alternative rock songs in an effort to get away ...

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Rioting Spreads Across Britain

British Prime Minister David Cameron reacts: Speaking outside his office and residence at 10 Downing Street, Mr. Cameron said lawmakers would be called back from their summer recess for one day on Thursday and the number of police on the streets would be increased to 16,000 on Wednesday night from 6,000 on Tuesday. He said the authorities would “do everything ...

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British Soldiers Lip-Dub Glee

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BRITAIN: Catholic Anti-Pedophilia Staffer Busted For Producing Child Porn

An official with the Catholic Church has been busted for possessing and producing child porn. Ho hum, you say? How about if he was in charge of stopping people exactly like himself? A child protection official for the Catholic Church has been caught with 4,000 pictures of child porn. Father-of-four Christopher Jarvis was arrested after uploading pictures of children being ...

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