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Today marks the start of Lesbian Visibility Week 2022

Our Policy Officer, Eleanor, on lesbian joy, and the importance of our LGBTQIA+ family and kinship… There is much joy to be found in queer friendships. Growing up, I knew very few LGBTQIA+ people and definitely no ‘out’ or visible lesbian women. My journey has seen me grow up, and in to, queerer friendship circles - and I have grown into my queerness too. I’ve grown in to being visible - reaching a point where I feel, not just accepting of Read more…

Equality Network statement on the UK Government’s decision not to include trans people in the ban on so-called conversion therapy

The Equality Network, together with LGBTQ+ organisations right across the UK, shares the anger at the UK Government’s decision not to include trans people in a proposed ban on conversion practices in England & Wales. As a result and in solidarity with trans people across the UK the Equality Network will not participate in the UK Government’s “Safe To Be Me” Conference. We fully support the similar decisions of other LGBTQ+ organisations. Trans people are not “Safe to Be Me” in Read more…