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Update: SHOUT Festival statement on Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s decision to host a Nightingale court

Posted on Mon-02-2021 by Maria Hughes

Following our public statement in January in relation to Birmingham REP’s decision to host Nightingale Courts, and a subsequent meeting with their team to highlight the concerns our communities have about this and understand more about this move, we have today [15 February 2021] informed Birmingham REP of the following. SHOUT and Birmingham REP have […]

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Proposal: Videographer/ Film Maker £2500

Posted on Tue-01-2021 by Maria Hughes

Birmingham LGBT | Videographer/Film Maker FEE: £2500 (including materials and research time) BRIEF: We are looking to commission a videographer/film-director/filmmaker to create a series of short films to deliver health promotion messages to the LGBT+ community about safety during the Covid 19 pandemic. 5 x 30-60 second films 1 x 3-4 minute film This will […]

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Help us support isolated LGBT people this Christmas

Posted on Mon-11-2020 by Riley Daniels

Christmas can be a very difficult time for many LGBT+ people, it is traditionally a very heteronormative festival with an emphasis on family. For many LGBT+ people, family has a different meaning: referred to “family of choice”. This is often due to necessity as many still face discrimination, rejection, and estrangement from their biological families […]

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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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