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This Man Spent 25 Years Fighting Newspapers Over Their Homophobic Reporting And Finally Won

Terry Sanderson charted media slurs against LGBT people from the 1980s onwards. He told BuzzFeed News how he won the first ever ruling against the press for homophobia.

Patrick Strudwick • One day ago

A Businessman Was Murdered With The Chemsex Drug GHB, A Court Has Heard

Gerard Matovu denies killing Eric Michels with GHB during a 19-month robbery campaign targeting gay men.

Patrick Strudwick • 26 days ago

The Editor Of The Times Of London Has Denied It Is Transphobic

Presented at an employment tribunal with examples of its articles about transgender people, John Witherow said: "There is not any trans bias".

Patrick Strudwick • One month ago

The Times Newspaper Is Being Sued For Anti-Trans Discrimination By A Former Editor

If successful, Katherine O'Donnell's case could have far-reaching consequences for how the British media covers transgender people and other minority groups.

Patrick Strudwick • One month ago

Campaigners And MPs Are Furious That The Government Won't Ensure All Pupils Receive Lessons On LGBT Relationships

More than 50 Labour MPs and peers had written to the education secretary saying the lessons were "critical to protecting children who may be in abusive homes".

Hannah Al-Othman • 2 months ago

These Instagram Messages Led To A Billboard Magazine Editor Being Accused Of Sexual Harassment

"He was trying to leverage his role as an editor at a massive magazine, to get himself off that night," Nik Thakkar told BuzzFeed News. "It’s manipulation. It’s orchestrated.”

Patrick Strudwick • 2 months ago

Censored: How Facebook Stopped A Whistleblower Exposing A Racist, Anti-Gay Rant

Exclusive: The audio clip was supposed to expose hate speech, but Facebook had other ideas. "No one wants to make a stand," the whistleblower told BuzzFeed News.

Patrick Strudwick • 3 months ago

After An Anti-Trans Backlash, The Lottery Fund Will Give A Grant To A Charity For Trans Kids

Mermaids UK will receive £500,000 funding, following a review of the decision sparked by anti-trans campaigners.

Patrick Strudwick • 3 months ago

A Leading Author Has Condemned Amazon For Selling Gay "Cure" Books

Exclusive: Damian Barr told BuzzFeed News that the bookselling website is "promoting self-harm" and profiting from hate.

Patrick Strudwick • 4 months ago

A Trailblazing HIV Doctor Who Helped Thousands Access PrEP Has Died At 44

Dr Mags Portman, a hero of the LGBT and HIV community, leaves behind a husband, two children, and a legacy: getting PrEP into the hands of those who need it.

Patrick Strudwick • 4 months ago

This Rule Is Stopping Sexual Assault Victims Getting Compensation. But One Survivor Is Fighting Back.

"A blanket, black-and-white rule, inflicted so insensitively, can have such a brutal effect,” a victim told BuzzFeed News.

Patrick Strudwick • 4 months ago

The Drug GHB Is Killing Gay Men. This Survey Will Help Uncover The Scale Of The Problem.

For a new documentary about GHB, BuzzFeed News and Channel 4 are asking gay and bisexual men to take this short survey, in confidence.

Patrick Strudwick • 4 months ago

The Government Has Admitted It Doesn't Know How Many Intersex Children Are Being Operated On

"Young people must be afforded the basic human right to decide autonomously on how they would like their body to feel and function."

Patrick Strudwick • 5 months ago

This Woman Only Discovered She Was Intersex After Watching A Viral Video About It

“My life could have been 100% different if one person would have told me the truth,” Irene Kuzemko told BuzzFeed News.

Patrick Strudwick • 5 months ago

These Women Are Making The Feminist Case For Trans Rights

The fight over transgender rights has ignored a key group: pro-trans feminists. Here, leading feminist thinkers told BuzzFeed News why feminism should include trans people.

Patrick Strudwick • 5 months ago

This Man Became HIV-Positive Aged 16 When He Lost His Virginity. So He Wrote A Play About It.

Fifteen years after becoming HIV-positive, Nathaniel Hall will be performing his story onstage. “I’ve got to do this, to break through the shame,” he told BuzzFeed News.

Patrick Strudwick • 7 months ago

The Government Will Launch A Consultation Into How Intersex People Are Treated

Exclusive: “A child needs to be able to live happily and safely and not subject to sterilisations, sex assignments and other harmful practices,” IntersexUK told BuzzFeed News.

Patrick Strudwick • 7 months ago

The NHS Refused To Give This Man The HIV Prevention Drug. Then He Got HIV.

“When they asked how I was feeling, I said, ‘Am I going to die?’”

Patrick Strudwick • 7 months ago

Chemsex Is Causing A Surge In New Crimes. Meet The Man Trying To Stop It.

Alarmed by chemsex rapes and murders, the prison and probation service decided to act. “We hear some of the most disturbing stories you can imagine,” Stephen Morris told BuzzFeed News.

Patrick Strudwick • 7 months ago

This Travel Journalist Tried Chemsex And Ended Up A Kingpin Drug Dealer

Exclusive: Cameron Yorke had a respectable job but ended up a major drug dealer – before losing everything. "It was a roller coaster I couldn't get off," he tells BuzzFeed News.

Patrick Strudwick • 8 months ago