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Campaigners for trans rights are calling on all general election candidates to support the three principles underpinning the Trans Manifesto.

The Trans Manifesto was launched in April 2014 to draw politicians’ attention to areas where trans people face inequality. 15 trans groups quickly identified three core principles:

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Today eight organisations will be told they are to get a share of £2 million to help prevent and eradicate homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying. The funding was announced by Jo Swinson, Minister for Women and Equalities, and Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan, in October 2014.

Homophobic bullying in schools is...

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We currently have no idea how many trans* people in the UK are living with HIV. We know even less about how living with HIV affects trans* peoples’ lives, livelihood and day-to-day experiences, but Public Health England and The People Living with HIV Stigma Index want to find out.

The survey is for ANYONE living with HIV, and is ...

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The leading London HIV Prevention provider GMI Partnership led by METRO Charity with Positive East and West London Gay Men's Project and working with NHS Freedoms Shop has been awarded just under £1 million over two years to continue to provide outreach and condom distribution across London to gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex...

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Early day motion 47: LEGAL RECOGNITION FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT ASSOCIATE WITH A PARTICULAR GENDER

Just 30 more MP signatures are required in order to push for a full parliamentary debate for provision of non gender-specific ‘X’ Passports in the UK.

'That this House recognises the issues faced by those in the UK who identify themselves...

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A major new initiative to tackle hate crime has been announced by the LGBT Consortium today. It brings together a partnership of 31 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) organisations from across England and Wales.  Funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the partnership will aim to increase the reporting of LGBT hate crimes and...

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We are delighted to have been nominated for the Community Organisation award at The 2015 National Diversity Awards.

The ceremony celebrates some of the excellent and inspiring achievements of positive role models and community organisations from across the UK. The awards aim to recognise nominees in their respective fields of diversity...

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Public Health England (PHE) has launched an action plan to address the health and wellbeing inequalities affecting gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM).

The plan focuses on three interrelated areas in which MSM are disproportionately burdened with ill-health: sexual health and HIV, mental health and in the use of...

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A cross-party group of MPs, alongside LGBT* Housing Association Stonewall Housing, have tabled an Early Day Motion highlighting the issue of domestic abuse in the LGBT* community. Stonewall Housing are aware that not enough is being done to address the drastically under-reported problem of domestic abuse in the LGBT* communities. There is now...

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A consortium of academic and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Sector Partners* have been commissioned by Public Health England and Government Equalities Office to map research that has been carried out with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) individuals, communities or the around the issues that affect them.

The consortium partners...

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