Trans health Factsheets launched

A series of trans health factsheets is being prepared by members of the National LGB&T Partnership in collaboration with cliniQ, Mermaids and TransForum Manchester, with support from Public Health England. The initial list of topics covered in the factsheets includes: Introduction Accessing Adult Gender Services in England Ageing – Rising to the challenge Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco […]

Poll Shows Older Gays and Lesbians Worse off

A recent poll shows that LGB people are disadvantaged compared to their heterosexual counterparts. Half as likey to be visited regularly by their relatives and twice as likely to be dependent on care. This follows a number of surveys and documentaries exposing shocking abuse and negligence in our care services for older people in the […]

New LGBT Timeline

Christine Burns and her colleagues at NHS North West have just launched the online version of the LGBT History Timeline after talking to Sue at LGBT History Month. It’s available here. As you’ll see, it has several components. There’s a scrolling timeline that covers more than two millenia. Then there’s the film. There’s a ‘flashbook’ […]