LGB Alliance appoints trustees

(2nd June 2021).  LGB Alliance, the newly-registered charity that defends the rights of lesbians, gays and bisexuals, has appointed five new trustees, including one of Britain’s most successful female television executives, a much-admired Labour peer, and a leading...

Remembering David Cairns and looking to Uganda

9th May 2021. (by Dermot Kehoe). On this day 10 years ago I lost David to acute Pancreatitis. I have been touched today by the number of people who’ve contacted me to say how much he meant to them, how much they miss him and how he is still in their thoughts. I’d like...

Questions for election candidates

(28th April 2021).   Ahead of the various elections on May 6, we have a collection of questions from LGB Alliance, LGB Alliance Scotland and LGB Alliance Cymru for you to put to candidates directly, or as conversation starters with candidates and their...

A letter to the University of Rhode Island

(11th April 2021).   Donna Hughes, professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Rhode Island, recently published an essay entitled “Fantasy Worlds on the Political Right and Left: QAnon and Trans-Sex Beliefs”. In response, the university has come under...

Our letter to MPs on conversion therapy

(30th March 2021). Last week we wrote to all MPs. Replies are coming in and we’ve got some introduction meetings lined up. Here’s what we sent them:   Stop transing the gay away We are writing to you following the motion on LGBT Conversion Therapy...

High Court rules ONS must change census guidance

(9th March 2021).  A High Court judge has ordered that the Office for National Statistics (ONS) amend the guidance they provide for how people should answer the question about sex in the census. Having initially agreed the wording of the “what is your sex” question in...

Update from LGSM Serbia

8th March 2021. (by Srđan).   Lezbejska i Gej Solidarna Mreža (Lesbian and Gay Solidarity Network) LGSM is a network of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals in Serbia who recognise the need for a new and radically different form of LGB organising. These are a few of...

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...