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Hugo Greenhalgh

Through homoerotic art, Tom of Finland paved way for today's gay pride

10 Oct 2019

KENDAL, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Iconic gay artist Tom of Finland was an early fighter for LGBT+ rights, preparing a generation of gay men in the 1940s and '50s to become activists who would fight for equality a decade later, the founder of the illustrator's foundation said on Thursday.

Celebrity HIV disclosures whittle away at stigma

04 Oct 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was a photograph that went around the world.

FEATURE -Celebrity HIV disclosures whittle away at stigma

04 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was a photograph that went around the world.

Ex-rugby star could become role model for HIV+ people - HIV/AIDS groups

16 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Former rugby international Gareth Thomas's decision to come out as HIV-positive could transform the sports star into a role model for millions of people living with the virus, HIV/AIDS groups said on Monday.

Famed ancient skeletons buried hand-in-hand revealed to be two men

13 Sep 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A pair of ancient skeletons known as the "Lovers of Modena" after being found in Italy buried hand-in-hand were actually two men, Italian scientists have found.

Famed ancient skeletons buried hand-in-hand revealed to be two men

13 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A pair of ancient skeletons known as the "Lovers of Modena" after being found in Italy buried hand-in-hand were actually two men, Italian scientists have found.

Calls for enquiry as LGBT+ hate crime doubles in UK

12 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ campaigners called on Thursday for a public enquiry into why prosecutions for hate crime had plunged in Britain despite a doubling of homophobic incidents in the past five years.

Same-sex penguin couple to raise 'genderless' chick

11 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two female penguins are set to raise the first "gender neutral" chick, a London aquarium said on Wednesday, the latest same-sex penguin parents to take a furry baby under their wings.

Honour for British LGBT+ leader revives row over trans rights

10 Sep 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The appointment of the former leader of Britain's largest LGBT+ charity to the upper house of parliament sparked controversy on Tuesday, reigniting anger at her staunch support for transgender rights.

Honour for British LGBT+ leader revives row over trans rights

10 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The appointment of the former leader of Britain's largest LGBT+ charity to the upper house of parliament sparked controversy on Tuesday, reigniting anger at her staunch support for transgender rights.

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