Tony Fenwick, CEO of Schools OUT UK, the founders of LGBT History Month, has been awarded an MBE at the request of the DfE for services to equality in education. Tony said, “I am delighted and honoured to receive an MBE but I regard it as an award for all of us at Schools OUT […]
The New Year Honours for 2012-2013 include four LGBT Heroes: Labour MEP, actor and Stonewall founder Michael Cashman gets a CBE; Olympic Gold medallist boxer Nicola Adams an MBE and Liz Grant, former Stonewall deputy chair and Simon Fanshawe, journalist, former stand-up and non-executive director of the University of Sussex an OBE each.
Clare B Dimyon MBE* (for services to lesbian, gay bisexual & transgender people in central & eastern Europe) is going to go to the Ukraine to follow “her team to collect rainbow colours” (of the national teams), combat homophobia in English football AND to meet Ukrainian LGBT people who are having a terrible time facing a […]
Three LGBT ‘unsung heroes’ have received gongs in the New Year’s Honours. Jeffrey Dudgeon, Liberal Unionist politician and equal opportunities and human rights campaigner, receives an MBE for services to the LGBT community in Northern Ireland. He brought a six year long case against the UK in his defence of the right to enjoy – as a […]