Everyone should feel welcome in sport – and that includes trans people
Sport has the power to change lives. From kicking a ball around in the park at the weekend to elite competition, sport at all levels helps people come together, work as a team, push themselves, and...
Starting out on trans inclusion in your workplace
Many people tell us that they want to know how to champion trans inclusion where they work. Here are a few things you can do to make a start! There are lots of other ways to take action where you...
It’s #ButchAppreciationDay, and this is what butch means to me
What is butch? Traditionally, in lesbian culture, the word ‘butch’ refers to a woman whose gender expression and traits present as typically ‘masculine’. Being butch is about playing with and...
New report tells us how the public actually feel about trans people
Today, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published a new report on public attitudes to trans people – drawing on data from the British Social Attitudes Survey. At the moment, trans people’s...
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...