Stonewall today marks its 25th anniversary with the launch of a guide celebrating older lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) role models. LGBT Voices, kindly supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, features the stories of 25 people who have contributed to the campaign for equality in Britain and around the world.
The Welsh national squad and the Welsh Rugby Union have joined Stonewall's NoBystanders campaign to help tackle abuse and bullying. The move comes after openly-gay referee Nigel Owens was subjected to homophobic abuse at Twickenham. Rugby’s finest have now taken a stand by joining thousands of individuals and organisations who are backing the NoBystanders anti-bullying campaign.
Stonewall, working with celebrities, workplaces and schools, is calling on individuals and organisations to tackle abusive language this Anti-Bullying Week by supporting the NoBystanders campaign. The campaign has already been backed by celebrities including Stephen Fry, Nicole Scherzinger, Perez Hilton, Sinitta, Clare Balding and David Walliams.
Prior to the England Women’s Football Team stepping out at Wembley against Germany on November 23rd 2014 for the first time ever, an Englandfans Ladies Team will also be making a little history of their own playing in a game early that day.
Stonewall last night launched the tenth edition of the Starting Out guide – Britain’s national guide of gay-friendly employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual students and jobseekers. Supported by Credit Suisse, the 2014 guide showcases 573 employers and Diversity Champions – 25 per cent more than in 2013, and the highest to date.
Unusual Risks, the medical financial advisers are today announcing the results of their HIV Life Assurance Survey 2014. After contacting all of the major Life Assurance providers in the UK, they can report that 70%* of insurers are now offering some form of HIV Life Assurance.
John Sentamu victimisation of gay married priest Jeremy Pemberton condemned.
Stonewall today launches a new guide for young people who think they might be lesbian, gay or bisexual. Launched today ahead of Saturday’s National Coming Out Day, Coming Out: Answers to Some of the Questions You May Have discusses in plain English issues including religion, having children, getting married and bullying at school.
At Just a Ball Game? (JBG?) Head Quarters they are proud to announce that Edward Lord OBE JP will join them as one of our patrons.
Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama’s eight years in power have seen ongoing serious human rights violations fuel a climate of fear that must be brought to an end, Amnesty International said in a new briefing published ahead of the leader’s visit to New Zealand this week.