Stonewall Women

At Stonewall we’re passionate about working with lesbian, bisexual and trans women. Our female supporters told us they’d like us to hold women-only events so we’ve launched a special programme, kindly supported by The London Women’s Clinic.

We’ll organise events throughout the year – see below for details – and will send you updates on our work every now and then. 

What you can do

Come to an event!

Our new programme of women's events will be announced shortly - please check back to find out all the exciting events coming up.

Previous events from 2015:

  • Stonewall Comedy Gala Presents... Girls' Night Out

Following on from the sell-out success of 2012 and 2013, this January Jen Brister and a glorious gaggle of the finest and funniest female talent, teamed up for another fantastic night of comedy to support Stonewall.

  • Double Glazed Glass Ceiling 

A discussion on the importance of visible role models in the workplace, why so many women face difficulties moving to the top of the career ladder and the challenges - and advantages - of being a lesbian in a senior position.

Stonewall women

Become a Stonewall Friend, Close Friend or Ambassador
The very best way you can support Stonewall is to set up a regular donation.

  • For just £5 per month you can become a Friend of Stonewall and support our work tackling homophobia in all areas of life. 
  • Become a Close Friend for a monthly donation of £20 and enjoy priority booking for key Stonewall events and other exclusive invitations.
  • Alternatively, for a minimum monthly donation of £125, join our top tier supporters and become a Stonewall Ambassador.


Jen in marriage tee

Buy some lovely Stonewall merchandise!
Visit our online shop to see the full range of Stonewall goodies, including our popular 'Some Girls Marry Girls. Get Over It!' t-shirts.

Our work with women stretches across all areas of home, education and employment


At Home

Health - In 2007, Stonewall conducted the largest survey of lesbian and bisexual women’s health needs outside America. The results are quite concerning, you can read the report here: Prescription for Change: Lesbian and bisexual women's health

Find out more about what we're doing now to support the health needs of lesbian and bisexual women here.

International - Stonewall is proud to work internationally and we fully recognise that lesbian, bisexual and trans women worldwide face abuse and violence. For International Women's Day 2013 we wrote about some of the challenges - and our hope that things can change. Read our article in the Huffington Post here.

Date for your diary: International Women's Day 2015 is Sunday 8 March. Why not hold a party or awareness-raising event in aid of Stonewall? We'd be happy to assist you!

Parenting - Stonewall has worked hard to ensure that lesbian, gay and bisexual people have the same legal rights to parenthood as everyone else because we know that LGBT people are just as capable of creating loving and supportive families. If you’d like more information on how to get pregnant, download our free guide Pregnant Pause here.  

Ruth and familyOur popular guide think your child is gay? answers common questions parents may have when they think their child is gay or has just come out. The guide aims to dispel common myths about what being gay means for young people, as well as helping parents create a supportive environment for their children. 

For more information on parenting go to

At School 

Our Different Families, Same Love posters, cards and stickers are designed to help primary schools celebrate all different types of families in the classroom. Our research shows that bullying in primary schools particularly affects children with same-sex parents so resources like these are vital to can help all children recognise difference and support other pupils with different family lives from their own.

We work closely with young people throughout the year on our Youth Volunteering and Talent Programmes. Last year our youth programmes attracted more young women than ever before - a great sign! For more information or to get involved as a mentor visit: or contact

At Work

Our 'One Is' campaign highlights the ongoing struggle of gay, lesbian, and bisexual peopleOne is lesbian 2 to be themselves in the workplace. Have you seen it? Tell us what you think - use #LotsToDo and join the conversation on Twitter

Stonewall’s popular guide on leadership, Role Models: Sexual Orientation and the Workplace, is a great illustration of authentic leadership and features the stories of eight successful and inspiring women.

The Double Glazed Glass Ceiling: Lesbians in the Workplace - employers often express concern about the small number of openly-gay women in their workplaces and the even smaller numbers engaged in their work around sexual orientation. Stonewall’s report suggests that often gay women think their gender is more of a barrier to success at work than their sexual orientation.



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