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UK leads the way on asylum rights

Since 2010 the UK has been ahead of the game in terms of providing a safe haven for lesbian, gay and transgender people fleeing persecution in one of the 80 countries throughout the world where homosexuality remains illegal.  The UK made the headlines with the Case of HJ from Iran and HT from Cameroon v […]

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New EU asylum rules will better protect LGBT people

The European Parliament has adopted a new version of the European Union law on asylum procedures. The text contains notable improvements for LGBT asylum-seekers. The new Directive now foresees that some asylum-seekers “may be in need of special procedural guarantees due […] to their age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity […]“. When receiving an asylum application, Member […]

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Interview with Banana’s Letitia Wright

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When Scotty sees Yvonne, it’s love at first sight. But as love turns to obsession, Scotty’s life spirals out of […]

Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for us to pause to remember the […]

Holocaust Memorial Day

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Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for us to pause to remember the […]

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust tops Stonewall’s 2015 list of gay-friendly employers

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Stonewall today publishes its Top 100 Employers 2015, showcasing Britain’s best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. Nottinghamshire Healthcare […]

THE FIRST NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LGBT HISTORY IS NOW JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

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The schedule is nearly completed, venues booked, and volunteers primed to present three centuries of history for adults and children […]

Armed forces to ask recruits if they are gay

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It has been 15 years since LGGT soldiers won the right to serve and for the first time ever, the […]