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Birmingham LGBT’s Statement on HM Government’s response to the consultation on the Gender Recognition Act Reform

Posted on Fri-09-2020 by Maria Hughes

On Tuesday, the Government announced its response to the 2018 consultation regarding the Gender Recognition Act (https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-statements/detail/2020-09-22/hcws462); and, whilst not surprising, it is extremely disappointing for transgender people, non-binary people, and the wider LGBT community. Birmingham LGBT do not accept the Government’s position “that the balance struck in the legislation is ‘correct’ with ‘proper checks […]

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Birmingham LGBT Launches New LGBT Counselling Service

Posted on Wed-07-2020 by Cecily Stevenson

Following a successful funding application to Comic Relief’s COVID-19 recovery fund, Birmingham LGBT is proud to announce the addition of a new free therapeutic counselling service to its range of wellbeing and sexual health services, as part of the recovery from the effects of COVID-19. The centre already offers counselling services for members of the […]

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Call to action: protect trans rights

Posted on Thu-06-2020 by Maria Hughes

Written by Paul Roberts OBE, CEO of LGBT Consortium and endorsed by Birmingham LGBT Urgent and important call to action As many of you will have seen, the Sunday Times reported that the UK Government Ministers for Women and Equalities, Liz Truss, is planning a series of policy changes that could make many LGBT+ people’s […]

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