Topics :: Britain

Brits Having Less Sex -- But More Variety

By Maria Cheng | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
When it comes to the bedroom, the British may be getting less busy, but more creative. According to results from the latest national sex survey, Britons are having sex less often - but the kinds of sex they’re having are more diverse than in the past.

New Survey: 1.5% of Britain is Gay or Bisexual

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Oct 4, 2013
A new survey found that 1.5% of people from Britain say they are strictly gay or bisexual.

British Prime Minister Wants to ’Export’ Gay Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jul 25, 2013
After legalizing same-sex marriage, Britain Prime Minister David Cameron says he hopes to "export" gay marriage, and hopes other countries will follow suit.

Gay Marriage: Britain, France in Surprise Contrast

By Angela Charlton and Gregory Katz | Wednesday Jul 17, 2013
The French like to make fun of the British but when it came time to debate same-sex marriage, it was France that betrayed a deep conservative streak in sometimes violent protests - while the British showed themselves to be modern and tolerant.

2 Arrested in UK for Hate Crime Against ’Emo’

Friday Apr 12, 2013
British police say they have arrested two people over an assault on an "emo" teenage boy - the first to be recorded in the country as an alternative subculture hate crime.

Margaret Thatcher’s Mixed Legacy: Gay Rights, an F; AIDS, an A

By Steve Weinstein | Monday Apr 8, 2013
The Iron Lady’s implacable homophobia led to the infamous Section 28. On AIDS, however, her government exhibited far more foresight than our own. EDGE analyzes the legacy of one of the late 20th century’s most influential leaders.

British Lawmakers Vote in Favor of Gay Marriage

By Sylvia Hui | Tuesday Feb 5, 2013
British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to legalize same-sex marriages

Britain Introduces Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Friday Jan 25, 2013
The British government has introduced a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, and says lawmakers will get their first vote on it in Parliament next month.

UK Catholics Urged to Lobby Against Gay Marriage

Monday Dec 31, 2012
The leader of Roman Catholics in England and Wales has urged followers to write to their representatives in Parliament to oppose the government’s plans to allow gay marriage.

Philadelphia Flower Show Will Be "Brilliant!" in 2013

Monday Dec 31, 2012
The British have a word for something that’s inventive, dazzling, extraordinary. They say it’s "Brilliant!" The 2013 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, entitled "Brilliant!," promises to be all those things and much more.