Lisa Vine - Young Transgender Centre of Excellence Project Lead reflects on her first year in post...
According to a recent report from the Royal College of Nursing, most nurses feel that lack of training means that the health service is unprepared to provide the appropriate care to transgender people...
The young people of the YTCE have written a submission to the UN's Universal Periodic Review of the UK where they have explored the issues they face and also how they think they could be resolved.
A network of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organisations for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland has been formed at Leicester LGBT Centre. Through this network LGBT support/social groups, local businesses, charities and other organisations will be able to meet, share information, advise and support one another.
Fear of how they will be treated is leading to thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGB and T) not reporting hate crimes. As a result perpetrators are evading justice, a new report published today reveals. Evidence nationally suggests around 35,000 cases of hate crime committed against people because of their sexual orientation go unreported every year.
University of California researchers Stephen M. Haas, an associate professor of communication, and Sarah W. Whitton, an assistant professor of psychology, uncovered the perceived benefits of cohabitation and marriage of same-sex couples after conducting an online survey of 526 individuals across the US, who reported they were in a committed, same-sex relationship for at least six months.
Eighty years ago this May, one of the world's greatest pioneering sexologists and gay rights advocates died in exile with little acclaim or mourning, a victim of the unrelenting tide of Nazi persecution. Dr Magnus Hirschfeld was a trail-blazing genius who advanced the understanding of human sexuality and the advocacy of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) human rights at a time when it was deeply unpopular to do so. That took courage – and determination.
The Lincolnshire LGBT+ Patient Group is urging as many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people as possible to complete an online survey on health and social care services.