A school that has received “over 200 abusive messages” about a rainbow-coloured road crossing has vowed to continue its work supporting equality.
A book about a schoolgirl who has feelings for another girl is on the shortlist for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.
Starbucks has been praised for its advert featuring a transgender man, which was launched in support of trans youth charity Mermaids.
Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has been praised for coming out as pansexual and for openly criticising Parliament as a “weird, backwards place” for LGBTQ people.
For people within the LGBTQ+ community, this year held a lot of moments to be proud of, from the advancement of human rights, to community members thriving, to inspiring celebrity role models.
A film marking 50 years since the Stonewall uprising will make its television debut on Channel 4 tonight.
The final line-up for this weekend’s Grampian Pride event has been announced.
Rock band Imagine Dragons called for a ban on conversion therapy as they highlighted LGBTQ issues at the Billboard Music Awards.
A new group will monitor diversity at the BBC to ensure the broadcaster represents “stories, faces and voices” from all UK communities.
An Aberdeen student group has welcomed their university’s decision to revoke an honorary degree from the Sultan of Brunei after a human rights row.
BBC News staff have been reminded not to share their personal views on social media, and told those who breach the rules will face “appropriate action”.
Joe Lycett has said that the LGBT community has had a problem with communication online.
A north-east supermarket is doing its bit to support homeless youngsters by launching a “rainbow rose” this Valentine’s Day.
The Favourite has been nominated for an award for advancing LGBT rights.
A British gamer has raised more than £250,000 for transgender youth charity Mermaids by playing Nintendo 64 game Donkey Kong live for more than two days.
Caitlyn Jenner has admitted her regrets over supporting Donald Trump as she criticised the president’s stance towards the LGBT community.
The BBC is taking action over a perceived “heteronormative culture” at the broadcaster by making LGBT reforms.
Hate crimes based on sexual orientation have more than tripled in Aberdeen during the past eight years.
Actor James Van Der Beek has praised award-winning director and screenwriter Ryan Murphy for his work in promoting diversity in the US television industry.
Olympic diver Tom Daley has said he avoided taking part in a competition in Russia shortly after he came out as gay because he thought it was “too risky and unsafe”.
Aberdeen will play host to an event bringing together the area’s communities later this month.
Bob Dylan, Kesha and St Vincent have re-imagined popular love songs to honour the LGBTQ community by switching pronouns in the lyrics.