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A major new project to increase reporting rates of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) hate crime in Scotland has been announced by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

The work will be delivered by the Equality Network...

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We are very proud to announce that the National LGBT Hate Crime Partnership has been shortlisted for the award of 'Marketing Campaign of the Year' at the upcoming European Diversity Awards.

The European Diversity Awards, which take place on the 30th September 2015, recognise and celebrate...

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The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry considering how far, and in what ways, trans people still have yet to achieve full equality; and how the outstanding issues can most effectively be addressed.

To support this process, and to encourage a consistent voice from trans communities, LGBT Consortium in conjunction...

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A new website tackling online abuse aimed at women and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) people is launched today.
 
Stop Online Abuse (www.stoponlineabuse.org.uk), the government funded site was created by Galop, an LGBT anti-violence charity, in consultation with Trans...

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A consortium of 31 LGBT organisations across England and Wales have come together to launch a new anti-Hate Crime campaign.

It is estimated that over 39,000 people suffer some form of harassment, abuse, graffiti and other crime motivated by homophobia, biphobia or transphobia, yet only 6% of anti-LGBT harassment in the UK is reported to...

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The founder of LGBT homelessness charity The Albert Kennedy Trust has been honoured with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her work within the LGBT Community.

AKT was set up in 1989 and it provides support for young LGBT 16-25 year olds who are made homeless or living in a hostile environment.

Cath Hall has made a real...

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The Office for National Statistics is already planning the 2021 Census. As part of this, they have launched a public consultation which is open to everyone. You can respond as an individual or on behalf of an organisation and can give your feedback until 27 August.

Taking part is easy – background information 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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Positive21, the North & South London-based peer support groups for gay and bi sexual men of all ages living with / facing the challenges of HIV in the 21st century, is pleased to announce a further expansion of its services, with the launch of its new fortnightly peer support...

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The Older Persons Group of the York LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Forum, have developed Free to be Me LGBT awareness training to deliver to the staff of Care and Residential homes and they need your support.

When older LGBT people need care, they often fear (and may experience)...

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