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 Stonewall uprising: 50 years of LGBT history
On this day 50 years ago, an uprising took place at the Stonewall Inn in New York City. As it was raided by the police in the early hours, three nights of unrest followed, with LGBT people, long frustrated by police brutality, finally fighting back.
7 ways to get your MP’s attention
This summer, individuals and organisations will be writing to their MPs calling for action on for Gender Recognition Act reform. Add your voice – email your MP today. David chairs the Wandsworth...
LGBT-inclusive organisations you should know about
This International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, our Information Service wanted to highlight some of the organisations we work with that are doing an incredible work to support or...
7 lesbians open up about the importance of visibility in 2019
For Lesbian Visibility Day, we’ve asked our lesbian staff what it means to them to be a lesbian in 2019, and what message they'd like to share with other lesbians. Today, we want to celebrate the...
Trans people meet with MSPs
Yesterday, Scottish Trans Alliance, Stonewall Scotland, Equality Network, Amnesty Scotland and LGBT Youth Scotland brought trans people and MSPs from across the political spectrum together at the...
Trans Day of Visibility: why we need more people to step up as allies
Trans Day of Visibility falls very close to the beginning of Spring – a time when I try to spend even more time with my own family and friends. Without my family and friends, I couldn’t imagine being...
Variations in Sex Characteristics Call for Evidence: survey closing next week
In January, the Government Equalities Office launched a survey to better understand the experiences of people born with variations in sex characteristics (VSC). Also known by the umbrella terms:...
Ending human rights violations faced by LBT+ communities internationally
Out of the Margins is a two-year international project funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) , to tackle the human rights violations faced by LBT+ people around the world that are...
13 LGBT heroes you should know about
Today is the last day of LGBT History Month 2019, a month-long celebration of our community's rich history. Here are some of our favourite LGBT heroes.