Lady Phyll hosts panel on LGBTQ+ Asylum & Immigration Detention at National Student Pride

Graham Robson February 14, 2023

National Student Pride, in association with Rainbow Migration, platformed a panel of individuals with knowledge and experience of asylum and immigration detention, calling for the audience to use their voices to stop “the government’s dehumanisation of asylum seekers”.

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Manchester Pride holds first Human Rights Forum with prominent UK activists

Graham Robson November 3, 2020

Many of the UK’s most prominent activists have come together to form the Human Rights Forum to discuss cancel culture, transphobia, the importance of joint activism, feminism and white supremacy in pride in a new video released online by LGBTQ+ charity Manchester Pride.

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BBC LGBT+ correspondent reveals disturbing levels of homophobia he’s facing

Besi Besemar February 24, 2019

New BBC  LGBT+ correspondent Ben Hunte reveals appalling levels of homophobia he is facing before even starting in his new role. Ben told an audience at National Student Pride,  “I have never received so much abuse in my life… I knew it’d be bad, but not that bad”.

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BBC announce first LGBT+ correspondent for news

Besi Besemar December 13, 2018

Award-winning journalist, Ben Hunte, begins new role as the first LGBT+ correspondent for BBC News starting in the New Year. This newly created role will report on the stories, issues and debates surrounding sexuality and gender and focus on providing insight and analysis on matters affecting LGBT+ communities throughout the UK. 

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