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Stonewall launches new guidance to tackle endemic levels of online abuse

New guidance published in partnership with O2 Almost a quarter of gay young people experience cyberbullying ChildLine survey reveals worrying levels of ‘sexting’ among gay young people Stonewall today launches new guidance in partnership with O2 to help gay young people stay safe online. Staying Safe Online is launching to coincide with Safer Internet Day (11 February) […]

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Dr Rosemary Gillespie appointed as Chief Executive of Terrence Higgins Trust

HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Rosemary Gillespie as its new Chief Executive. Dr Gillespie joins the charity from the role of Chief Executive of international HIV awareness charity AVERT. Her previous roles have included Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Policy and Research for […]

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Talking and tackling bullying

mhs homes believes that everyone has the right to enjoy their home and live peacefully in the way they choose. That’s why we have introduced a number of campaigns and initiatives to raise awareness about bullying, hate crime and anti-social behaviour, which are aimed at our customers, staff and communities. Stop it, challenge it, report […]

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17-24-30 no to hate crime campaign

17-24-30 represents the dates that the three London nail bombs were planted, 17th April – Brixton Market, Brixton, 24th April – Brick Lane and the 30th April – the Admiral Duncan, Soho. In April 1999 David Copeland set out to attack the Black, Asian and Gay communities of Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho hoping that […]

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Norwich Pastor investigated for sending homophobic email

A pastor from a church in Norwich is under investigation by the police for sending an abusive email to the organisers of Norwich Pride.  Alan Clifford, who is the pastor of Norwich Reformed Church, attended the event and handed out leaflets to Pride-goers. He then sent an open email to the organisers in which he […]

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Gwent Police – helping LGBT victims of crime

Since 2011, Gwent Police has offered a specialist LGB&T liaison officer service to LGB or T victims of crime. The officers were the first of their kind in Wales. LGB&T Liaison Officers provide specialist support to people from the LGB&T community who want or need to ask the police for help. The Liaison Officers do […]

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The Global Rainbow Flashmob Video is out !

  This year’s global action for the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia – in which over 100 cities were lit up with rainbow colours – has now been edited into a video-montage which showcases the amazing diversity of events ! From dance flashmobs in the UK, Myanmar and South Africa, to Die-ins in Brazil […]

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Hampshire Constabulary launches smartphone hate crime reporting app

There’s a new app for your smartphone that can help tackle hate crimes in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The ‘Helping Victims of Hate Crime’ app has been developed for Hampshire Constabulary and will be officially launched on Tuesday, May 14, in conjunction with Hampshire Cricket Community Trust who will be hosting the event […]

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‘Get in the Frame’ as part of Foster Care fortnight

  ‘Get in the Frame’ as part of Foster Care fortnight   Oxfordshire County Council is launching its annual drive to encourage more people across the county to ‘Get in the Frame’ and become foster carers.   The council is using national Foster Care Fortnight (May 13 – 26) to urge people with a range […]

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Stonewall Cymru publishes the first of ten short films marking the charity’s 10th anniversary.

    Stonewall Cymru publishes the first of ten short films marking the charity’s 10th anniversary. The films, produced in partnership with the Iris Prize International Film Festival, feature lesbian gay and bisexual people talking about different aspects of lesbian, gay and bisexual people’s lives in today’s Wales.   The first film is about gay […]

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Oxfordshire Art Weeks

Around 1000 artists and designer-makers across the county of Oxfordshire welcome you this spring for Oxfordshire Artweeks, the longest-running and […]

Force Control Room Controllers (Scale 4 bar 5 bar 6 or Police Constable)

Scale 4 bar 5 bar 6 or Police Constable Working in a pressurised and reactive environment, the job has a […]

Force Enquiry Centre Controllers (PC/Scale 4 bar 5)

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PC/Scale 4 bar 5 To be the first point of contact for all types of calls from the public and […]

Surrogacy: 10 things you should know

By Claire Wood, Lawyer, Kingsley Napley LLP Same-sex marriage may now be legal, but surrogacy remains a legal minefield in […]

Same-sex marriage now legal as first couples wed

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The first same-sex weddings have taken place after gay marriage became legal in England and Wales at midnight. Politicians from […]

Same-sex couple marriage act inspires launch of The Gay Wedding Guide

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With the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act coming into place on the 29th March 2014, same sex couples in England […]