I am cut off from queer community
This is a time of loss and loneliness for many people, and for the LGBT+ community, the coronavirus pandemic continues to be just one of many threats. Inequalities that already existed have ramped up...
Ableism and queerphobia often go hand in hand
This year’s Disability Awareness Month runs from 18 November until 18 December 2020. The theme is around Access: How far have we come? How far do we have to go? If you generally have access to stuff...
10 ways to be an ally to Black LGBT people
ByStonewall's BAME/PoC Staff Network
This year the acute discrimination Black people face has been brought to the forefront. Black LGBT people have been severely affected by the global pandemic, as well as the trauma of systemic racism...
New research: bi people less likely to be 'out'
Only one in five bi people (20 per cent) are out to all their family compared to three in five gay men and lesbians (63 per cent) Two in five bi people (42 per cent) hide or disguise their sexual...
Vaneet speaks about #BisexualMenExist and why bi visibility is so important
CW: asylum, mental health. Today is Bi Visibility Day and we've asked Vaneet Mehta, a bi activist, to tell us what it means to him. This year, Vaneet's hashtag #BisexualMenExist trended worldwide and...
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!
New research: LGBT young people 'shut out' of education and employment
First-of-its-kind research uncovers what life is like for LGBT young people not in education, employment or training Bullying at school, discrimination in the workplace and lack of home support can...
How hiding my bi identity affected my mental health
6 February is Time to Talk Day, an initiative by Time to Change that encourages everyone to be more open about mental health. Our Senior Campaigns Officer, Molly Maher, opens up about the mental...
What you can do to support LGBT young people this Anti-Bullying Week
This week, 11-15 November, is Anti-Bullying Week. It’s an important reminder of the impact that bullying has on so many young people, and an opportunity for all of us to do what we can to tackle it...
Compulsory voter ID in elections
This week, we have heard that the Government is planning to introduce compulsory photo ID for voters for all future parliamentary and English local elections. This would mean that in order to vote...