A backlash against LGBTQ people is being ignited during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It will be 4 in the morning and one of the nurses is just sat with her patient, stroking their hair or holding their hand."
“There is a real dark side in terms of perpetrators, and we need to think about how those exploiting are changing their behaviour to take advantage of the current situation.”
“They’re trapped in the house, cooped up, and haven’t got anyone to let their frustrations out on."
"This is about all trans people retaining their autonomy and their right to start a family," Freddy McConnell said after the Court of Appeal rejected his claim.
Shahin Shahablou came to Britain to be himself. His talent and sensitivity earned him accolades, and finally he found the man he wanted to be with. But he was struck down by the coronavirus.
“It’s just horrible," a trans woman from Hungary told BuzzFeed News. "I don’t want to lose good people because of this.”
"It's been pretty distressing, and I expect there's many more people trying to get through to their clinics worried about what to do."
"No LGBT person should feel that they're alone." As lockdowns kick in, queer groups, celebrities, and charities have stepped up to offer a virtual community like never before.
A major investigation by BuzzFeed News and Channel 4’s Dispatches, has revealed the hidden epidemic of sexual violence, overdose, and death caused by G.
"I'm widening the bandwidth of how to be a woman." Alex Drummond talks to BuzzFeed News about why she kept her beard after transitioning – and how others react.
Along with drinks being spiked with GHB and GBL, predators are now mixing them into lubricant, a probation official has told BuzzFeed News, as victims speak out.
“I was looking for some kind of acknowledgement of my existence.” Six men tell BuzzFeed News what leads them to seek sex in public toilets and how the police have cracked down on "cottaging".
"AIDS attacks one race and one race only. The human race." #WorldAIDSDay
Exclusive: Websites selling GBL are offering “cash on delivery” payment options, untraceable transactions, and the destruction of shipping details after purchase.
While studying for his A-levels, Jeremy Gavins was sent to NHS psychiatrists to "cure" his homosexuality. Here he tells BuzzFeed News how the treatment, forced on him by doctors, teachers, and the Catholic church, destroyed his life.
BuzzFeed News has uncovered dozens of ads on Facebook and other sites that reveal a new LGBT dimension to the housing crisis: young men lured into "sex for rent" contracts to avoid sleeping rough. In a multi-part investigation we expose the truth about these landlords, as young men speak out about being raped, beaten, drugged, infected with HIV and treated as domestic slaves.
When RuPaul's Drag Race launched in Britain, BuzzFeed News went to meet him. Sh*t got real.
Fifty years after homosexuality was partially decriminalised, Keith Biddlecombe tells BuzzFeed News about what happened when he was sent to prison in the 1950s, and the devastating tragedy that unfolded as a result.