NEWS: LGBTQI community urges UK Government to legally ban conversion therapy

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It has been almost 1,000 days since the UK Government announced a commitment to ending “the abhorrent practice of conversion therapy”  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TWITTER In a new campaign brought forward by Stonewall, the UK’s leading charity for LGBTQI equality, a coalition of mental health practitioners, LGBTQI organisations and faith communities are urging [….]

NEWS: Trans activists criticise High Court ruling on puberty blockers

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Campaigners say the landmark ruling will cause devastation for the trans community BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Trans young people have been left facing an uncertain future following a High Court ruling on puberty blockers described by some as “devastating”. Children under the age of 16 experiencing gender dysphoria are “highly unlikely” to be [….]

NEWS: Stonewall re-launch award-winning Rainbow Laces campaign for 2020

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Lace up for LGBTQI equality in sport and support this year’s Rainbow Laces campaign BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA STONEWALL Stonewall, the UK’s leading lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity, is today re-launching its award-winning Rainbow Laces campaign in partnership with TeamPride, for the fifth year. Since the campaign’s conception, the charity has sent [….]

NEWS: Stonewall and Manchester United launch a new partnership to promote LGBTQI inclusion

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Manchester United joins Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme and strengthens commitment to make football everyone’s game  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Manchester United has come out swinging for LGBTQI equality in football today with the announcement of a new partnership with Stonewall, the UK’s leading charity LGBTQI equality. This initiative demonstrates the club’s strengthening commitment to promoting diversity [….]

NEWS: Over 100 major companies join together to say trans rights are human rights

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Disney, Microsoft and Aviva among 103 organisations to stand up for trans equality, urging the UK Government to make progress BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Today, Stonewall, Britain’s leading lesbian, gay bi and trans equality charity, announced that 103 major UK companies have come together in a show of support for trans communities. Aviva, BP, CITI, Disney, [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: New Stonewall CEO Nancy Kelley joins #TheRileyInterviews

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Join the DIVA Community to tune in to this exclusive chat with Nancy Kelley  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS DIVA has launched a series of DIVA Community exclusive and live Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters called #TheRileyInterviews.  Tonight (9 July) at 8pm as part of the series, the brand-new Chief Executive Officer of Stonewall, Nancy Kelley, [….]

NEWS: Nancy Kelley appointed as new CEO of Stonewall

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“We need to continue to fight for a world in which every lesbian, gay, bi and trans person is safe and free to be themselves” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Stonewall, Britain’s leading charity for LGBTQI equality, today is proud to announce that Nancy Kelley will be joining their team as their new Chief Executive. Described as “an outstanding [….]