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...
Transphobia and Donald Trump
Donald Trump’s latest tweets are outrageous and a wakeup call to anyone in the LGBT community who thought their rights were safe. Not only are they inaccurate, they also serve to demonise and ‘other...
Join us at Birmingham Youth Pride
This year Stonewall is taking its Youth Pride Event to the city of Birmingham for the very first time! This year marks the 21st Birmingham Pride and we’re really excited to be a part of the...
Government measure on SRE will help LGBT young people
Today’s announcement from Education Secretary, Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, is ground-breaking. It will mean that for the first time all children in England will receive effective and age-appropriate...