Posts Tagged: LGBT News

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The UK’s first School Pride Week is happening this year

Described as “the biggest ever demonstration of support for tolerance, equality and diversity in schools.” Just Like Us, a charity which promotes ...
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Why supporting LGBT staff is good for business

Companies such as Accenture are at the forefront of LGBT-friendly workplaces. Ignoring openly gay employees means cutting yourself off from 20pc of th...
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Eddie Redmayne speaks out for homeless LGBT youth

The Danish Girl actor visited the Los Angeles LGBT Centre over the weekend. Eddie Redmayne sat down with centre’s CEO Lorri L. Jean to learn abou...
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Swiss voters reject same-sex marriage ban

Written by: Bobby Rae  29/2/16 Voters in Switzerland have rejected a referendum initiative that would have changed the constitution and banned same-s...
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UK promotes transgender recruitment guidelines

Written By:  Grace Lewis 23/2/16 All people deserve to be free from discrimination at work, says equalities minister As countries around the world ma...
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Mitie joins forces with Stonewall to promote LGBT inclusion

Written By: Sarah O’Beirne   18/2/16 Mitie has formed a partnership with Stonewall, the LGBT diversity and inclusion charity, and is now a mem...
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Waterstones Children’s Book Prize: LGBT storylines make it onto youth fiction shortlist

Written by: Nick Clark 11/2/16 Jandy Nelson’s ‘I’ll Give You the Sun’ and ‘The Art of Being Normal’ by Lisa Williamson cov...
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Gay rights champion Peter Tatchell says gay cake case bakers Ashers did nothing wrong

Written By: Laura Abernethy  2/2/16 A leading gay rights campaigner has said he has changed his mind and he now supports Ashers Bakery in the same-se...
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One in six people have witnessed LGBT hate in the last year

Written By: Daniel Megarry   27/1/16 17% of people in the UK have witnessed hate against the LGBT community in the last 12 months. Today marks 71 ye...
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Trans people to get free travel passes

Written By:  Bea Mitchell   26/1/16 Free annual travel passes are being given away to transgender people, in an attempt to raise awareness of trans...