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...
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...
Historic announcement on LGBT inclusion in England’s schools
Today we celebrate a great step forwards for LGBT inclusion in England’s schools. We’re delighted the Commons have approved the regulations for teaching Relationships Education and Relationships and...
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:...
Commons debate brings us one step closer to LGBT-inclusive teaching
Over the last few weeks – and particularly in recent days – we’ve seen lots of debates in the news and online about whether children should be taught about LGBT families, people and relationships in...
Inclusive schools and LGBT education is vital
Anyone on Twitter or Facebook knows that conversations, especially of late, can quickly descend into fights. Opposition and aggression are the terms of engagement, consensus is no longer the goal...
Faith and LGBT inclusion
Faith is an important part of many LGBT people’s lives, including my own. But this idea that keeps being perpetuated that LGBT people cannot possibly belong within faith communities has been deeply...
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.