COVID-19 update: adapting Stonewall’s work
Like everyone, the team at Stonewall are thinking through how we adapt to the situation we find ourselves in. The safety of our staff, the people we support and work with always comes first. As a...
Compulsory voter ID in elections
This week, we have heard that the Government is planning to introduce compulsory photo ID for voters for all future parliamentary and English local elections. This would mean that in order to vote...
World Athletics Championships: Solidarity with LGBT people in Qatar
ByRobbie de Santos
As the World Athletics Championships in Doha kicks off today, we must use this opportunity to shine a light on the country’s treatment of LGBT people and remember that after the games are finished,...
An open letter to the new Prime Minister
Nearly 100 LGBT organisations, influencers and allies, including Stonewall, have signed an open letter to the new Prime Minister Boris Johnson and new Women and Equalities Minister Amber Rudd.
Equal marriage in Northern Ireland: what next?
Last month, both MPs and Lords backed the amendment to make same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland a reality. This is a huge step forward for LGBT equality in the UK and a tribute to the tireless work and advocacy of our partners at the Love Equality campaign. But, is this a done deal?
10 ways to step up as an ally to non-binary people
Today is International Non-binary People’s Day, which aims to celebrate the wide range of people worldwide who identify as non-binary. But do you know what it means to be non-binary? And do you know how you can better support non-binary people? Here are some ideas!
The Stonewall uprising: 50 years of LGBT history
On this day 50 years ago, an uprising took place at the Stonewall Inn in New York City. As it was raided by the police in the early hours, three nights of unrest followed, with LGBT people, long frustrated by police brutality, finally fighting back.
Transphobia at Pride in London
This year's Pride in London saw the streets yet again filled with revellers to watch 30,000 people walk through London for LGBT equality. That sight wouldn’t be possible without Pride’s amazing, hard...
Why LGBT-inclusive relationships and sex education matters
Today the Government launched a public consultation on what relationships and sex education should look like in England’s schools. While that might not be the first thing on your Christmas list, it’s...
We need more organisations to come out for trans equality
We were pleased to see the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) come out in support of LGBT people yesterday by releasing guidance for schools on how to support lesbian, gay, bi and trans...