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...
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...
10 events from LGBT history
In case you didn’t know, February is LGBT History Month , run by Schools OUT UK. This year's event focuses on Citizenship, Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) and Law, as 2017 marks the 50th...
Kids on the Edge
There were many issues covered in last night’s Channel 4 documentary 'Kids on the Edge'. The programme highlighted the obstacles that trans young people face, their hopes and fears for the future and...
Five things we learned #ByYourSide at Pride
ByRobbie de Santos
As the nights draw in and we put on an extra layer of clothing, here at Stonewall we’re all still glowing from a summer of Prides. This year we went to 25 Prides – the most we’ve ever been to. Our...
Let me tell you about the Young Campaigners Programme...
Have you heard about our Young Campaigners Programme ? It’s an amazing programme that starts with a two-day residential event, which sees Stonewall campaigners teach you how to run a campaign to...
Why we need an array of trans role models
In 2013, I got a place on Stonewall’s Young Leaders programme. On the final day of the programme the amazing Ruth Hunt gave us a speech about being authentic, but as she spoke I kept my head down and...
Changing hearts and minds
Throughout all types of media, representation of the LGBT community is scarce – especially when it comes to the younger part of the community. I entered this competition as I want people to...