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Monkepox: August 2022

Posted on Wed-08-2022 by Maria Hughes

We are pleased to inform you that this week the NHS in Birmingham and Solihull will be receiving a supply of preventative monkey pox vaccine.   As the initial supply is limited, it will be offered only to individuals who self-identify as gay, bisexual, transgender, or otherwise having sex with men AND report one or […]

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Monkeypox: July 2022

Posted on Tue-07-2022 by Maria Hughes

Key facts –  There have been a number of confirmed cases of monkeypox in the UK. Although monkeypox can affect anyone, the majority of those cases are among gay and bisexual men. – Monkeypox is transmitted through close contact, so is likely being passed on during sex rather than sexual transmission. – Everyone is being […]

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Queering the City – Participant call out

Posted on Wed-06-2022 by Maria Hughes

Exciting opportunity to create 3 new artworks inspired by queer spaces! We are looking for participants to work with artist Lucy Hayhoe & Birmingham LGBT over two weekends in July to explore ideas around queer space and reimagine queer spaces of the future. Through a series of workshops and guided creation sessions participants will create […]

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Birmingham LGBT’s Statement on Recent EHRC Guidance

Posted on Fri-04-2022 by Maria Hughes

We are deeply concerned by the recent activity from the EHRC, including the recent scrapping of trans-inclusive guidance for schools, and Monday’s published webpage “Separate and single-sex service providers: a guide on the Equality Act sex and gender reassignment provisions”. This new webpage goes further than their own pre-existing statutory code of practice (which remains […]

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