Former Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt granted peerage

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“Ruth’s 14 years at the charity has been marked by extraordinary progress in our mission to build acceptance for LGBT people” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE ANDY TYLER. The former chief executive of leading LGBTQI charity Stonewall, Ruth Hunt, has been granted a peerage in the latest Resignations Peerages list alongside 19 others. The Prime Minister’s [….]

British public widely supportive of LGBT-inclusive education, research finds

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Stonewall urge the public to “come out” in support of inclusive education as the new school year begins BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS New research by nfpSynergy and commissioned by Stonewall, showed that 60% of the British public support primary school teachers educating students about LGBTQI families.  Among those aged 16–24 years old, support was even higher [….]

Stonewall @ 50: Word on the Tweet

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How are people remembering Stonewall across social media? BY RACHEL BADHAM. IMAGE DANIELLE MUSTARDE Pride month is an essential part of the fight for LGBTQI equality, and this year, Pride is more important than ever as 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary since the Stonewall riots in 1969 – and today, on the 28th June – [….]

The long read: The spirit of Stonewall

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Marguerite McLaughlin meets some of the activists who took part in the Stonewall riots, 50 years ago this summer BY MARGUERITE MCLAUGHLIN. IMAGE LESBIAN HERSTORY ARCHIVES, WIKICOMMONS “If one event still captures the spirit of Stonewall – an in-your- face, anti-establishment activism – this is it. No oats, no corporations, no motorised vehicles of any [….]

Stonewall and UK Black Pride launch a groundbreaking new partnership

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“We have not achieved equality until every LGBT person, of every colour and background is able to enjoy equality within our community and outside it” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS UK Black Pride is Europe’s largest celebration for African, Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and Caribbean heritage LGBTQI people. Stonewall is a UK charity focused on lesbian, [….]

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 [….]