Don't forget – IDAHOBIT 17.05.16

Here is a little reminder that Tuesday 17th May is IDAHOBIT –  International Day Against Homophobia, BIphobia and Transphobia. ‘Pride and Prejudice’ is an important report which highlights the need for the FE sector to address homophobia, biphobia and transphobia https://sgforum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Pride-and-Prejudice-in-Education-report.pdf Here are some free resources which will support the celebration of gender and sexual diversities within […]

LGBTQ youth in Kent – Needs, assets and provision

This report outlines some of the experiences of a sample of young people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity (LGBTQ) attending the LGBTQ youth hubs in Kent between August 2013 and December 2014 – as reported by young people themselves. It also provides useful information about […]

Out at Westminster – Parliament's biggest ever contingency of LGB MPs

Is your MP on the list? 01  Stuart Andrew (Con) 02  Clive Betts (Lab)03  Crispin Blunt (Con)04  Nick Boles (Con)05  Ben Bradshaw (Lab)06  Nick Brown (Lab)07  Chris Bryant (Lab)08  Conor Burns (Con)09  Stephen Doughty (Lab)10  Alan Duncan (Con)11  Angela Eagle (Lab)12  Nigel Evans (Con)13  Mike Freer (Con)14  Nick Herbert (Con)15  Ben Howlett (Con)16  Margot James (Con)17  Gerald Jones (Lab)18  Daniel Kawczynski (Con)19  Peter Kyle (Lab)20  Gordon Marsden (Lab)21  Stewart McDonald (SNP)22  John Nicolson […]

Free ESOL English classes for Asylum Seekers

from NUT LGBT Network: Mazyar Shirali posted in NUT LGBT Network Free ESOL English classes for Asylum Seekers taking place at the Persian LGBT Advisory Services based in Birmingham /UK,on Sundays from 1:30 to 2:30 afternoon. If you know anyone that interested to enrol please contact us via email at mshirali@persianlgbt.org.uk or call on 08447721985. […]

TranzWiki – a comprehensive Trans directory for the UK

TranzWiki.net (http://www.tranzwiki.net/) is a comprehensive directory of the groups supporting, assisting, and campaigning  on behalf of transgender people and their families across the UK. It has been developed by GIRES (http://www.gires.org.uk/) to support the trans community and welcomes contributions to keep it up-to-date. People have many reasons for contacting support groups. Some of them may […]

Prejudice and Pride Launched in History Month

Prejudice and Pride, a book of personal LGBT histories, was launched in Manchester at The people’s Museum on February 28th at an event held by LGBT Youth North West. The group’s director Amelia Lee said: “An LGBT activist and civil rights history from the 1960′s to the 2000′s has had a huge impact on our […]

NO 2 LGBT HATE CRIME: Reclaim Vauxhall

NO 2 LGBT HATE CRIME: Reclaim Vauxhall – from David ‘dbh’ Braniff-Herbert on Facebook. After a homophobic attack, help me reclaim our LGBT-friendly space back in Vauxhall by walking with me, friends and family holding hands. Last Sunday, my partner and I had homophobic abuse and a threat of violence used against us whilst walking along the river Thames with an arm around each other in Vauxhall. We were then followed to a pub where two of the boys came in, one holding some sort of weapon.