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UPDATE: LGBT mother Beverley has been released

The Equality Network would like to thank everyone who responded to our urgent call for action yesterday to support Beverley, one of our volunteers who was about to be sent back to Namibia. We are delighted to report that Beverley and her son are being driven back to Glasgow today.    There will still be a lot of work to get her refugee status but the immediate crisis is over. Beverley is in good spirits and thanks everyone for all their help and support. Thank Read more…

URGENT CALL FOR ACTION: Act now to support LGBT mother Beverley

The Equality Network is very sad to hear that one of our valued volunteers, Beverley, and her 14 year old son, are being detained and are due to be flown back to Namibia on Thursday 24 March 2016. Some of you will have met Beverley at Pride Glasgow or during our intersectional training. During our trainings Beverley has been giving personal testimonies about how difficult her life was in Namibia because of discrimination against her sexual orientation and the violence Read more…