LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With pedal-powered performances and 57 shows about the environment, the world's biggest performing arts festival in Edinburgh this month reflects growing calls for climate action.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ people in Britain on average earn almost 7,000 pounds ($8,800) less than their straight colleagues each year, a shortfall that dwarfs the country's gender pay gap, according to a new workplace study.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - YouTube star Elijah Daniel has bought the town of Hell and renamed it Gay Hell, only allowing Pride flags to fly in protest at President Donald Trump's administration's refusal to allow U.S. embassies to hoist the flag for LGBT+ Pride month.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The presenters of the British TV show "Top Gear" have painted two cars used in an episode shot in Brunei in the colors of the rainbow flag in a show of solidarity with LGBT+ people over a plan to impose the death penalty for gay sex.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.S. organizers of a "Straight Pride" event in Boston planned for August sparked outrage on Wednesday after saying on their website that "straight people are an oppressed majority".
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Popular dating app Tinder has marked the start of LGBT Pride Month by rolling out an update that will allow users to detail their sexual orientation for the first time.
LONDON, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's
top clothing brands are failing to fulfil their own promises to
pay workers a fair living wage that covers basic family needs,
academics and activists said on Thursday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Reports of suspected modern slavery in Britain rose by more than a third in 2018, according to government data released on Tuesday, but campaigners said even that was likely only "the tip of the iceberg".
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to tackle slave-like conditions in the tea industry got a boost on Friday when Typhoo became the final major British tea brand pledging to release a list of its suppliers.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British drivers uncovered almost 1,000 potential cases of modern slavery at car washes in five months using the "Safe Car Wash App" yet less than a fifth called the anti-slavery helpline to report their concerns, the creators of the app said on Sunday.