Sex in the Census – Joint Statement

16th February 2021.  Update, 21/02/21: See campaign page statement: https://lgballiance.org.uk/sexinthecensus2021/ Sex in the Census The census is unique. Every ten years it collects data to create a complete picture of the nation. The questions apply to everybody,...

LGB groups around the world are growing fast

4th February 2021. (by Bev Jackson). There are LGB Alliance groups in several countries, with new groups on the way in many more. The German group launched recently and within a week it had already acquired almost 1,000 followers on Twitter! Meanwhile, the recent...

SNP doesn’t seem to hear when LGB people and women leave the party

30th January 2021. (by Rhona Hotchkiss) On Thursday evening, Nicola Sturgeon took to Twitter to issue a self-filmed, off-the-cuff video message. She made it in response to reports of ‘significant numbers’ of young people resigning from the SNP over allegations of...

Call for your real life lesbian, gay and bisexual stories

13th December 2020 We’re producing a book of real lives. Send us your stories and photos of coming out, love & loss, tragicomedy, and everyday uniquely LGB experiences. Our book will launch later in 2021 with a free copy for everyone whose story is included,...

Hate Crime Bill Scotland

15th December 2020 We wrote directly to every MSP, in advance of the Bill’s Stage 1 debate in Holyrood, to highlight our concerns about why the Scottish government’s proposed Hate Crime Bill such a threat to free speech. We believe the new offence of ‘stirring...

Advertising regulator rejects complaint about LGB Alliance advert

17th December 2020 The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s independent regulator of advertising across all media, has rejected a complaint about an advert we put in The Scotsman newspaper on 25 November. The advert criticised the proposed Hate Crime Bill...