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Challenging racism in the LGBT community

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Pav Akhtar

Today, Stonewall has released research which shows the scale of racism that exists within the LGBT community in Britain. Just over half of all black, Asian and minority ethnic LGBT people (51 per...

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Racism rife in LGBT community Stonewall research reveals

New research investigates experiences of LGBT people at home and in their communities Half of BAME LGBT people (51 per cent) face discrimination...

Abolishing civil partnerships is not an option

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Paul Twocock

This morning the Supreme Court has ruled that the inequality that prevents different-sex couples having a civil partnership as well as same-sex couples is not compatible with equality laws. Since...

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EU (Withdrawal) Bill

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Ruth Hunt

The outcome of yesterday’s vote on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill is extremely alarming. We know that EU laws play an important role in safeguarding equality and we’ve been monitoring the Bill closely to...

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Come Out For Trans Equality: Top tips for contacting your MP

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Robbie de Santos

In recent weeks, the Government announced plans to launch a public consultation into reform of the 2004 Gender Recognition Act (GRA) before summer recess. Currently, trans people are forced to endure...

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Pakistan legislates for trans equality

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Alysha Khambay

Pakistan has just become the latest country to enable trans people to have their self-determined gender legally recognised without needing medical consent. Last week, Pakistan’s parliament approved...

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Prides For All: KeshetUK

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Angela Bryan-Brown

Over the summer, Stonewall will platform LGBT groups and Pride organisers to share what Pride means to them. Here is Neil Leviton of KeshetUK . Previously in this series: Prides For All: Birmingham's...

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Stonewall and Pride

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Over the summer, Prides are held across the UK and around the world. These volunteer-led events take an enormous amount of time, effort and resource to host, and many Prides have a tough time raising...

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Speaking out and standing up on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

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Media spokesperson

Today Parliament debated issues very close to our heart as part of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) . It’s great to see these matters being discussed in the...

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Come Out For LGBT this Mental Health Awareness Week

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Milly Sullivan

14-20 May is Mental Health Awareness Week. Here, Stonewall's Senior Community Fundraising Officer Milly Sullivan talks openly and honestly about her experiences of mental health as an LGBT person...

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