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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In The South

Victory for Royal Vauxhall Tavern campaigners

Gary Hart September 10, 2015

Following a community campaign, the Royal Vauxhall Tavern (or RVT), the UK’s oldest LGBTQ pub, becomes a listed building. The RVT is the first building in the country listed for its significance to LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) heritage.

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McKellen and O’Grady back RVT campaign

Gary Hart June 26, 2015

Sir Ian McKellen and Paul O’Grady back Royal Vauxhall Tavern (RVT) Future’s campaign to make the RVT a listed building. On Wednesday, (June 24), New York’s Stonewall Inn was awarded Landmark Status in recognition of its role in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) history.

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International News

Public figures come out as Tatchell patrons

Besi Besemar January 17, 2015

Stars of politics, law and entertainment endorse Peter Tatchell’s Human Rights Foundation.
Eleven leading public figures from politics, broadcasting, film, music, law and campaigning have become patrons of the human rights organisation, the Peter Tatchell Foundation (PTF).

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