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£120m to fix pension discrimination

The Supreme Court has ruled that pensions which discriminate against same-sex spouses are wrong – and it’s going to cost £120m to fix. The 2010 Equality Act included a clause allowing employers to discriminate against same-sex couples, by letting employers treat employees who began employment prior to the 2005 Civil Partnerships Act differently in pension provision. The judgement in the […]

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TUC highlight biphobia at work

A new report from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) draws attention to the continuing challenges of bullying and harassment facing bi, trans, lesbian and gay people in the workplace – more than ten years on from the equality regulations that should have ended discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, at least. The Cost Of Being Out At Work notes: […]

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Telling Marsha’s Story

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Netflix are set to screen David France’s The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, exploring the life of a bi trans activist dubbed “the Rosa Parks of the LGBT movement” in the USA. France previously directed How to Survive a Plague, a documentary film about ACT UP and the battle fought in the 1980s to get US politicians to […]

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Burnley Pride Pulled

Burnley’s second LGBT Pride festival was due to happen in a month’s time but has been cancelled with four weeks to go. It’s a simple matter of money, and lack thereof. The organisers explained in this interview with local Freeview station That’s Lancashire: Our sympathy to people trying to make the event happen from the grassroots up there, it must […]

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Coming Out on the BBC

BBC3 Series I’m Coming Out looks at bi experience this week with “Owen’s Story”. The BBC say: 19-year-old Owen has struggled with his sexuality throughout his teens. But now he has moved away from home, he is ready to come out as bisexual to his parents – and he’s going to film it. For years Owen knew he was into […]

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