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House of Commons talks LBT Health

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The House of Commons held its first ever debate on the subject of bisexual, lesbian and trans women’s health issues today, as part of the events around International Women’s Day and LBT Women’s Health Week. The House of Lords has held at least two such discussions, the first in 2016 led by Baroness Liz Barker. There were contributions from Alliance, […]

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Parliament talks LBT Health

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global LGBT+ Rights, in partnership with the National LGB&T Partnership, will hold a panel discussion on lesbian, bi and trans women’s health inequalities later this week. The event is to be chaired by APPG LGBT+ Vice-Chair Baroness Barker, and is being held in part to mark Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans Women’s Health Week. Liz Barker […]

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And Layla Makes Three

Another MP has come out – the first to do so as pansexual. MPs coming out isn’t big news these days if they are gay but it is still very rare for MPs to come out as any of the labels under the bi umbrella. Indeed currently there are only two others in the House of Commons. Layla Moran, the […]

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MPs we’ll miss – and we won’t

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As Parliament winds down ready for the snap election on December 12th – our second in under three years – MPs on all sides are declaring they have had enough of the green benches. MPs we won’t be sad to see the back of include those who fought against same-sex marriage including Conservatives Guto Bebb (MP for Aberconwy), David Lidington […]

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Final vote on Civil Partnership equality?

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The House of Commons is set to vote one last time on reforming Civil Partnerships tomorrow as the first item of business of the day. The third reading of the Civil Partnerships, Marriages And Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill will not bring about change immediately, but if passed – as it looks certain to be – it will bring mixed-gender civil […]

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What will Brexit mean for us?

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Campaign group LGBT+ for a People’s Vote are launching their LGBT+ Brexit Impact Assessment in Parliament at 5.30pm today. The report shows how our communities stand to be negatively affected by Brexit and how the future for LGBT+ people is brighter in the EU. It’s not just the EU but related European institutions as well, which Brexit proposals may include […]

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