The fight for marriage equality is not over
As Northern Ireland celebrated its first same-sex marriages in January this year, we rejoiced in having made marriage equality a reality throughout the UK. But, that’s not quite the case. In the...
Groundbreaking research on lesbian, bi and trans exclusion across 21 countries - Out of the Margins
Today, Stonewall launches a report from the Out of the Margins network. Between February and September 2019, the network documented the profound exclusion facing lesbians, bi women and trans (LBT+)...
10 ways to step up as an ally to non-binary people
Today is International Non-binary People’s Day, which aims to celebrate the wide range of people worldwide who identify as non-binary. But do you know what it means to be non-binary? And do you know how you can better support non-binary people? Here are some ideas!
The journey to becoming an LGBT inclusive school
I teach in a large secondary academy in Derbyshire. As a safeguarding lead, I receive a high volume of concerns from staff and parents about our students. This can involve anything from feeling low...
Stonewall Diversity Champions: Creating an LGBT inclusive workplace
Organisations are increasingly thinking long and hard about how to create and sustain an inclusive workplace. Our Diversity Champions programme raises awareness and gives support to organisations in...
Time to celebrate #RSEDay
Today, all of us at Stonewall are celebrating RSE Day. If you haven’t heard of it before, that’s OK! RSE Day was created two years ago by Nottingham City Council and now, with the support of the Sex...
The data is clear: most people are supportive of trans rights
We see a lot of misinformation and ‘debate’ about trans people. But actually when it comes to the data, it is clear. The majority of people, and specifically women, support trans rights. As Stonewall...
7 ways to look after your wellbeing during COVID-19
For those living with anxiety, depression or other mental health difficulties, the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown brings added challenges. Our normal strategies for looking after our wellbeing, such as...
LGBT people of faith share their experience of lockdown
The last few weeks have seen people of faith mark significant annual festivals. The last few weeks have seen people of faith mark significant annual festivals. Pesach, Lent and Easter, Ramadan and...
Four young LGBT activists you should know about
Some lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people are hit harder by the COVID-19 pandemic. The global crisis has worsened the difficult situation for many LGBT people. From Hungary to Uganda, Poland to...