Remembering Lyra McKee

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Jacquie Lawrence pays tribute to the young journalist murdered in Northern Ireland on Good Friday Lyra McKee, the talented young journalist, advocate and activist for the LGBTQI community, was murdered on the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday agreement by a terrorist suspected to be a member of the self-named “New IRA”. [….]

Come as you are

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Liverpool City Region Pride Foundation reveals the theme to its inaugural cultural, community event BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Come As You Are calls to all people, regardless of where they are from or how they identify, to take pride in their identity and come together in the spirit of friendship, love and respect – now isn’t that [….]

Ruth Hunt steps down as CEO of Stonewall

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Hunt steps down after five years in the role BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS According to “A Note from Ruth” published on Stonewall’s website on 21 February 2019, Ruth Hunt is set to leave the LGBT organisation this August. Hunt said the past 14 years at the charity have been “transformative” for her, both personally and professionally and [….]

Vita & Virginia to open this year’s BFI Flare Film Festival

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True story of the relationship between Virginia Woolf and enigmatic aristocrat, Vita Sackville-West, kicks off LGBTQ+ Film Fest BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Chanya Button’s Vita & Virginia, which opens this year’s BFI Flare LGBTQ+ Film Festival – the UK’s longest running LGBTQ+ film event – tells the story of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West’s intoxicating encounters. “We’re [….]

Charity Diversity Role Models announce Pathways To LGBT+ Inclusion

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The new, fully funded project is designed to support schools in starting their journey towards being fully LGBT+ inclusive Diversity Role Models (DRM), the UK charity working to eliminate homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in UK schools, have today announced their success in being awarded funding from the Government Equalities Office (GEO) Anti-Homophobic, Biphobic [….]