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LGBT+ experiences in UK education improving, new study finds

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Stonewall staff

A trailblazing new report from UCAS and Stonewall uncovers that nine out of ten LGBT+ students have a positive or neutral experience of the UK education system – and also shines a light on areas for...

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10 ways you can step up as an ally to bi people

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Molly Maher

23 September is Bi Visibility Day, where we celebrate the huge range of people worldwide who identify as bi. But do you know what it means to be bi? And do you know how you can better support bi...

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“I knew that my family were queer, but ‘lesbian’ felt like a dirty word in school."

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Max Hartley

An intergenerational Q&A about LGBTQ+ education in schools. Claire Dowie and Rachel Watkeys-Dowie are a mother and daughter who both identify as queer. Claire is 64, grew up in Birmingham and...

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Scottish Government sets out commitments on LGBTQ+ equality in Programme for Government

Colin Macfarlane, Director of Stonewall Scotland (he/him) said : ‘We welcome today’s commitment from the First Minister to introduce a bill to reform...

LGBTQ+ refugees are some of the most vulnerable people on the planet. Here’s what we do to help.

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Leanne MacMillan

At Stonewall, our vision is of a world where everyone is free to be ourselves – but the truth is that in many areas of the world, just being LGBTQ+ puts lives at risk. Desperate situations demand...

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Stonewall announces new trustees

We’re so pleased to share that five new trustees have joined Stonewall’s board: Dunni Alao, Lou Downe, Gbolahan Faleye, Adam Lake and Dr Kyle Ring...

LGBTQ+ or not, a truly inclusive education system benefits everyone – here’s why

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Mo Wiltshire

All LGBTQ+ children and young people deserve an education that reflects who they are. Join us in building a world where LGBTQ+ youth are safe, seen and heard. Stop the threats to LGTBQ+ inclusive...

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Bi Cymru/Wales

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Ele Hicks

Bi Cymru/Wales was founded in 2007 by bi people in Wales who felt that their issues and voices are often missing or overlooked in LGBTQIA+ spaces. We came out of a workshop held at BiCon UK held when...

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Netflix’s Pray Away shows us the horrors of religious conversion therapy - here’s why we need a ban without exceptions

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Stonewall staff

Netflix’s new documentary Pray Away follows the actions of Exodus, a religious group who told LGBTQ+ members – and their families – that they could change who they were. This important film follows...

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An LGBTQ+ Equality Action Plan for Wales

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Stonewall staff

Today, the Welsh Government has launched a public consultation on the upcoming LGBTQ+ Action Plan. The consultation offers organisations and members of the public the chance to have your say on the...

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