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 [….]

One in seven LGBT+ people avoid seeking healthcare for fear of discrimination

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New research from Stonewall exposes alarming levels of poor mental health among LGBT+ people BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE  New research from Britain’s leading charity for LGBT+ equality has exposed alarming levels of poor mental health among LGBT people when compared to the general population. Stonewall’s study also reveals a “shockingly high level of hostility and unfair treatment” faced [….]

More than half of BAME people in the LGBT community face racism

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New Stonewall research reveals the community might not be as welcoming as we think… BY EVELINE VOUILLEMIN Stonewall, the UK’s leading charity for lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality, has released new research that shows the depth of racism within the LGBT community. The report also reveals a high percentage of LGBT people who are [….]