Hannah Gadsby makes surprise appearance at DIVA-sponsored Stonewall Stand Up

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The Nanette legend surprises audiences at LGBTQI fundraiser comedy gig Stonewall Stand Up Sessions BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGES DIVA MAGAZINE. Attendees at this year’s Stonewall Stand Up Sessions, sponsored by DIVA, were treated to quite the surprise yesterday evening when Nanette comedy megastar, Hannah Gadsby turned up as surprise headliner. [IKR?] Hosted by the bloody [….]

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, [….]