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...
The fight for marriage equality is not over
In January, the first same-sex marriages will take place in Northern Ireland. It’s been a long road, but finally we can celebrate having marriage equality in every part of the UK. Same-sex marriage...
Human Rights Day: standing with the forgotten
To mark Human Rights Day on 10 th December this year, Stonewall is partnering with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to show a screening of the film Rafiki. It's a story about the growing...
Why you should care about the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights
Stonewall will be attending the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights at the end of November, where our new guide on LGBT advocacy for businesses will be launched. Find out why this forum is an...
U.S. Supreme Court takes on LGBT equality
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear three landmark court cases challenging the fact that you can still be fired for being LGBT. Even though this is taking place in America, it’s a pivotal moment...
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.
The US ban on trans people in the military comes into force today
Today, the Trump-Pence administration’s policy of banning trans people from serving openly in the armed services comes into force. Like anyone who serves in the military, trans people deserve to be...
The situation in Brunei
We continue to be extremely concerned by what’s happening in Brunei. Stonewall, joins with over a hundred LGBT and human rights organisations across the world who are calling for Brunei to...
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...
What to watch out for in 2019
As we catch our breath after a very hectic 2018, we’ve dusted off our crystal ball and asked some of the wisest voices in Stonewall what they are on the lookout for as we head in the uncharted waters...