Leicester will respond to the murder of 50 people at a gay club in Orlando with a vigil in Leicester Town Square on Monday 13th June at 6.30pm. Leicester STANDS with Orlando is part of a collection of events being held in the UK and around the world, including a vigil in Soho, London, home of a vicious nail bomb attack targeting LGBT people enjoying a drink in the Admiral Duncan pub on Old Compton Street in 1999.
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Project is first of its kind in Leicester & will be visited by Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP. Today sees the official launch of the Young Transgender Centre of Excellence, a brand new project supporting young transgender people aged 18 and under in Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland.
On Saturday 12th March from 11am-1pm Leicester LGBT Centre are hosting a Coffee & Cake Morning to raise money for our Counselling service.
More than 200 people assembled in the Campus Centre atrium to see the official launch of the festival as esteemed academic Professor Julie Fish also announced the launch of the DMU Centre for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer (LGBTQ) Research.
To mark the launch of its new Centre for LGBT research, De Montfort University (DMU) is to host a conference, entitled ‘Taking Pride’, on Wednesday 24th February.
Notts Lesbian and Gay Switchboard is one of three awardees for the ninth Nottinghamshire Rainbow Heritage Celebration and Awards Evening at Nottingham Council House (in the Market Square) between 19:00 and 21:00 on February 23rd.
So it's a really exciting time here at the Leicester LGB&T Centre and not just because the holiday season is only a few weeks away!
We're being supported by BBC Children in Need to run a three year project specifically for young transgender people aged 0-18 years old.
Leicester LGBT Centre will return to Victoria Park to celebrate Leicester Pride on Saturday 5 September. There will be plenty to see and an opportunity to have a chat with volunteers and staff from the Centre. Take this opportunity to tell us what you want to see from the Centre over the next year, offer to volunteer or simply find out a bit more about your community centre.
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.