NEWS: Stonewall’s response to the GRA reform

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GRA reform is scrapped today in what’s been called a “shocking failure in leadership” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS After many years of waiting for some positive change surrounding the Gender Recognition Act reform for England and Wales, today it has been announced that the plans for reform have been scrapped entirely.  Liz Truss, the minister for [….]

FAMILY: More female same-sex couples are using IVF to start families

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“New figures indicate that IVF has moved on from only being a treatment option for heterosexual couples with a fertility problem” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Heterosexual couples have used IVF for decades and still account for around 90% of all fertility patients, however a recent report from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority [….]

FINANCE: What you need to know about pensions

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LGBT Money spell out how you can support your future self BY LGBT MONEY, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK In simple terms, a pension is a tax free way of saving for your retirement, and there are broadly three pension sources which will fund your retirement. Workplace Pension Subject to certain earnings thresholds, it is now a [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: Join Katherine Rhodes for an evening of mind-blowing magic

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An exclusive show for the DIVA Community supporting Diversity Role Models BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS It’s time to be amazed and amused by magician Katherine Rhodes as she performs part of her full stage show in your living room, garden, bathroom, shed, or wherever you want to watch from, as it’s fully online!  Many of you [….]

NEWS: Schools OUT UK launch a landmark competition for LGBTQI designers

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The winner will be given the unique opportunity to design the LGBT+ History Month Badge for 2022 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Every year since its launch in 2004, LGBT+ History Month raises vital funds for its work to make schools safe and inclusive for everyone through the sale of its iconic annual badge. Each year the [….]

OPEN SOON: The Vagina Museum is back to spread the vulva love

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The #OpenSoon campaign will see 50+ pieces of original vagina art auctioned to raise money as the museum re-opens  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’re not sure about you, but there’s been a vulva shaped whole in our hearts since The Vagina Museum had to unfortunately close earlier this year due to COVID-19.  The opening of the [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: In conversation with Renee Vaughan Sutherland

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Join the DIVA Community to tune in to this exclusive chat with Renee Vaughan Sutherland BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS DIVA has launched a series of DIVA Community exclusive and live Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters during lockdown called #TheRileyInterviews.  This Wednesday (23 September) at 8pm, artist, filmmaker, creative director and founder of Greater Than 11%, [….]