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Come Out Voting... but hurry!

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Tom Morrison

On 3 May 2018, seats in nearly 150 councils across England, including the whole of London, will be contested in the last set of elections before the UK is set to leave the EU next year. Your local...

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One year on - the Chechnya LGBT crisis continues

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Leanne MacMillan

It’s been a year since the horrifying news emerged of gay and bi men being rounded up by authorities in Chechnya and detained in unofficial prisons, tortured and killed. One year on and no one has...

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Stonewall Workplace Conference Manchester 2018

Join over 300 delegates at our CPD-accredited Manchester Workplace Conference. This is a unique chance to learn and share ways to make your organisation inclusive of all LGBT staff, suppliers, customers and service users. This event took place on 28 September 2018. View this year's sessions Why...

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Why it’s never okay to out someone

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Jeff Ingold

Over this past weekend, Shahmir Sanni was publicly outed as a gay man by former political aide, Stephen Parkinson. In a statement distributed by the official No. 10 press office, Parkinson revealed...

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Media coverage of Naomi Hersi's death is a disgrace

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Media spokesperson

Last week a trans woman of colour was murdered in London. Naomi Hersi, just 36, was found with knife injuries in Hounslow last Sunday. She died at the scene. This horrible crime, and the way that...

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Voter ID pilots in local elections

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Media spokesperson

On 3 May 2018, local government elections will be taking place across London. The Government is planning to pilot a new voter identification scheme in polling stations in Woking, Gosport, Bromley,...

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SafeLives Spotlight on LGBT+ victims

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Suzanne Jacob OBE

As Chief Executive of the national domestic abuse charity SafeLives, I’m proud and delighted to be working in partnership with Stonewall as we launch our Spotlight on LGBT+ victims of domestic abuse...

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Crucial next steps for Brexit and LGBT rights

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Tom Morrison

This week is a big one in the process of leaving the European Union. It is the start of the time put aside for the House of Lords to examine the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. Over the coming...

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In support of Tom Daley & Dustin Lance Black

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Jeff Ingold

This week, on Valentine’s Day, Team GB Olympian Tom Daley and his husband Dustin Lance Black shared on social media the exciting news that they’re expecting a baby. What should have been a joyful...

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Creating a trans-inclusive school environment - response to Transgender Trend

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Hannah Kibirige​

For many trans young people school life is tough. More than half experience bullying, while more than two in five trans pupils have attempted to take their own life. The majority feel they have no...

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