Homophobia is alive and well even in relatively liberal countries, as a young gay man discovered last week in Wales when an attacker threw an antigay slur and gasoline at the man, blinding him in one eye.
A 21-year-old British man has been convicted of attempted murder after he hit his gay flatmate in the head with a hammer at least twice. Amazingly, the victim survived.
Christopher Bridger, a former paramedic for Britain's National Health Service gained the trust of women with whom he worked by saying he was gay, then attacked them when they were most vulnerable.
A British director envisions the ongoing debate over the separation of Scotland from the United Kingdom as the relationship of a pair of bickering boyfriends.
Following a lengthy process, Alan Turing, the scientist who broke the Nazi's Enigma code machine during World War II, was formally pardoned by the British monarch Tuesday.
Without any additional paperwork, legally married same-sex couples living in England and Wales are now recognized as such by the British government.
During his Conservative Party Conference speech, British Prime Minister David Cameron praises LGBT acceptance as one of Britain's best achievements.