The Queen’s Speech has confirmed that the UK Government will not protect trans people in its Conversion Therapy Ban

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Stonewall and the #BanConversionTherapy coalition alike have condemned the legislation’s current form BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA ISTOCKPHOTO.COM Following the Queen’s Speech delivered on Tuesday, 10 May, the UK Government has confirmed that it will not protect trans people in its legislative plans for the Conversion Therapy Ban. The move has been criticised by LGBTQI [….]

LGBTQI evangelical Jayne Ozanne calls for end to “conversion therapy” in our February issue

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Jayne is a prominent voice for LGBTQI people of faith BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY MARKUS BIDAUX FOR ATTITUDE MAGAZINE Having written a powerful piece for the February issue of DIVA, Jayne Ozanne, Founder of the Ozanne Foundation, has called for a ban on so-called “conversion therapy” in the UK. Whilst the UK Government consultation [….]

UK Black Pride releases We Will Be Heard report on experiences of LGBTQI people of colour

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Only 25% of respondents felt that their local LGBTQI spaces were welcoming BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY ZACKARY DRUCKER FOR THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION Surveying over 1400 people, findings from UK Black Pride’s We Will Be Heard Report, launched in collaboration with Stonewall and NYX Professional Makeup, have revealed the lived experiences of LGBTQI Black [….]

Liz Truss commits to restrictions on UK conversion therapy, shying away from a total ban

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Launching a six-week consultation, the Minister for Women and Equality aims to introduce restrictions by May 2022 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA LIZ TRUSS ON INSTAGRAM Today, Minister for Women and Equality Liz Truss has announced a commitment by the UK Government to restrictions on conversion therapy. The new proposals will introduce a ban on [….]