| Page 4 | Stonewall
Log in
What you can do

The hidden costs facing potential LGBTQ+ parents

By
Deepa Lalwani

Photo: Whitney and Megan Bacon-Evans It's time to start a conversation about the practical and financial costs facing many LGBTQ+ people who want to have children. In this article, we explore how...

NewsBlogFamiliesHealth & social care

LGBTQIA+ people do not need ‘fixing’

By
Molly Maher

In the UK, it is still legal for LGBTQIA+ people to be subjected to conversion therapy. Conversion practices attempt to suppress, ‘cure’, or change a person’s gender identity or sexual orientation...

NewsBlogCommunitiesFaith & religionHealth & social careLaw & crime

7 things people on the ace spectrum need you to know

By
Prishita Maheshwari-Aplin

We asked 7 ace people what they wish allies knew about their identities – here’s what they told us. 1. You don’t have to experience zero sexual attraction to be a part of the ace community...

NewsBlogCommunities

Ban Conversion Therapy: Why we need a ban with no exemptions and no excuses

By
Prishita Maheshwari-Aplin

A full ban on conversion therapy must include religious settings and protect trans people. Aged 21, Liam – a trans man – confided in the pastor at his church about having a difficult time with his...

NewsBlogCulture, media & sportFaith & religionHealth & social careLaw & crime

New website to report hate crime in the Western Balkans and Turkey

By
Stonewall staff

In partnership with ERA (LGBTI Equal Rights Association for the Western Balkans & Turkey), Stonewall is launching You Are Heard , an LGBTQI+ hate crime reporting website. This new service...

NewsBlogInternational

Why do we need National Coming Out Day?

By
Deepa Lalwani

National Coming Out Day was first celebrated in 1988. Over 30 years later, it’s still in our calendars – but why do we need it? National Coming Out Day is an annual celebration which takes place on...

NewsBlogCommunitiesLaw & crimeSocial exclusion

7 things you might not know about conversion therapy

By
Prishita Maheshwari-Aplin

Conversion therapy is a damaging and degrading practice that tries to change, "cure", or suppress people's sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It leaves lasting scars on LGBTQ+ survivors – but...

NewsBlogCommunitiesHealth & social careLaw & crime

Lil Nas X and the reemerging diversity of Blackness

By
Z Monteiro

I’m usually not one to follow the latest music videos, but Lil Nas X has changed that. There’s so much to dissect in videos for songs like Montero and Industry Baby – namely that he’s an openly gay...

NewsBlogCulture, media & sport

What does it mean to be Black and queer?

By
India Hosten-Hughes

When I think about being Black and queer, the first thing that comes to mind is the incredible and intriguing presence that Black queer people have. There is a powerful air of ownership, profound...

NewsBlogCommunities

Seven survivors of conversion therapy describe its lasting, damaging impact

By
Stonewall staff

‘Whenever I remembered the treatment I’d had, I would start physically shaking,’ – survivors of conversion therapy share their experiences. Shockingly, conversion therapy remains legal in the UK. And...

NewsBlogCommunitiesFaith & religionFamiliesHealth & social careLaw & crime

Pages

Subscribe to Stonewall RSS