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The Prime Minister responds

The Prime Minister responds

Last week we wrote to the leaders of the Labour party, the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives following their manifesto publications to ask that they clarify their party’s...

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Our helpline is open!

Our helpline is open!

We’re extremely pleased that our Helpline is now open. We hope that our one-to-one listening service, run by trained and vetted volunteers and via live-chat, will help young...

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Our asks for the party leaders

Our asks for the party leaders

We have written to the leaders of Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives in light of their manifesto publications to ask that they clarify their party’s positions on issues we know are key to LGB people. These focus on our belief, supported by the Cass...

Government pledge to clarify Equality Act

LGB Alliance support a clarification of the Equality Act 2010 because our rights as same-sex attracted people are contingent upon the understanding that ‘sex’ means ‘biological sex’ and not upon an individual’s self-declared gender identity. Clearly, this was...

Government commits to banning private clinic prescriptions

We are delighted the Health Secretary heeded our call to ban private clinics from prescribing puberty blockers to children.We are relieved that organisations such as GenderGP may no longer profit from vulnerable youth, many of whom are same-sex attracted.

Tickets now on sale for the LGB event of the year

Tickets are on sale now for the biggest, and most fabulous, LGB event of the year! On October 11th, we’ll be reclaiming our history, debating today’s challenges and staking our claim on the future. It’s an unmissable day.

Government should act on private clinic prescriptions

We have written to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Victoria Atkins MP, on the increasing urgency for the government to act to limit the ability of private clinics to prescribe puberty blockers to young people. We are concerned that the number of...

Our response to Sir John Curtice

Read our joint letter with Gay Men's Network in today's Herald responding to John Curtice's dreadful, offensive comparison between the case of Isla Bryson and homophobic stigmatisation of gay men during the AIDS...

Join a Friends’ Group

Join a Friends’ Group to meet likeminded lesbians, gay men and bisexuals for pub meets, picnics, gallery visits, film showings and more! Sign up to your local group to make new friends for life.

LGB Alliance response to the final report from the Cass Review

10 April 2024 LGB Alliance welcomes the final report of the Cass Review, published today, and hopes that it will usher in the end of a global medical scandal that continues to undermine the health and welfare of so many young people. However, we warn that its many...

Our response to Ending conversion practices in Scotland consultation

On the 9th January the Scottish government opened a consultation detailing their proposals for legislation to end conversion practices in Scotland. The deadline for this consultation is midnight tonight, 2nd April 2024. Here is our response:LGB Alliance submission to...

Our challenge to homophobia at Grindr

Today we have written to the CEO of Grindr to raise the concerns of our supporters around their current stance on banning gay men who do not wish to have sex with biological women. This platform, originally an app for men wishing to meet men, is now a place where a...

Our statement on NHS approach to cross-sex hormones

We are deeply disturbed by the NHS announcement that cross-sex hormones may be prescribed to children as young as fifteen. It recently announced it was halting the prescription of puberty blockers because of the poor evidence base, concluding that these drugs are...

LGB Alliance urge Secretary of Health to “close the loophole”

LGB Alliance urge Secretary of Health to “close the loophole”

Today we have written to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Victoria Atkins MP, to urge her to "close the loophole" that will allow private clinics to continue to prescribe puberty blockers. Drugs now deemed unsafe by NHS England. We have called on the...