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Evan Rachel Wood Receives the HRC Visibility Award

United States LGBT campaign group HRC (Human Rights Campaign) presented True Blood and Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wood with their HRC Visibility Award at the 2017 HRC North Carolina Gala yesterday. Receiving the award she spoke of the importance of being seen and heard and shared powerful remarks about bisexual visibility. “It was something so simple and yet so terrifying. I […]

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What Have YOU Got?

It’s LGBT History Month and here’s a tweet from Liverpool Museum celebrating a bi donation to their LGBT archives. 6 – Our newest LGBT acquisition @MuseumLiverpool a much needed boost to bi representation in collection. Thanks to @jenyockney for donating! pic.twitter.com/jqe2UXbl2U — Matthew Exley (@Mexley88) February 6, 2017 Have you got an old bi flyer for an event or leaflet […]

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US Crisis: Leaked LGBTphobic Plans

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A human rights crisis continues enveloping the United States following President Trump’s move against people from several Muslim countries. A leaked plan proposing to give regressive social beliefs legal priority has caused fresh concern. A draft version of an order from the President entitled “Establishing a Government-Wide Initiative to Respect Religious Freedom” has been widely reported. This suggests a planned […]

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EU-wide recognition of adoption rights

Today, the European Parliament adopted a report (by a huge margin – 533 for, 41 against) demanding the automatic recognition of domestic adoption orders across EU Member States. The report stipulates that the recognition should happen without discrimination, including on the basis of the parents’ sexual orientation. The report highlights that the lack of provisions for the recognition currently cause […]

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Old offences: Ireland to follow?

As we recently reported, the law has at last passed in the UK to wipe historic offences from criminal records where the law was discriminatory against bi and gay men. We are pleased that today the Irish Legal News reports that a similar measure is making solid progress through the Seanad there, with the principal challenges being the question of […]

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