She will be the first UK woman allowed to engage the enemy in hand-to-hand combat. Britain’s first woman soldier to serve on the frontline is transgender. Chloe Allen, who joined the service in 2012, serves as a member of 1st Battalion, the Scots Guards. She said she is proud ‘to be able to make history’.
The Queen’s cousin has become the first member of the British Royal Family to come out as gay. Lord Ivar Mountbatten has revealed that he is now dating a man after a lifelong struggle with his sexuality. Mountbatten is the Queen’s cousin, the great great great grandson of Queen Victoria and the great-nephew of Earl
Despite same-sex marriage remaining banned in Australia, Sydney’s Lord Mayor has performed a same-sex wedding ceremony inside the British consulate. Australia’s anti-gay marriage former PM Tony Abbott plotted to stall same-sex marriage earlier this year when it was set to come to a vote, instead proposing a plebiscite (public vote) to be held in 2017. Though Mr Abbott