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Gary’s Gay Globe

Each month, journalist Gary Burgess will round up some of LGBT+ news stories and events from around the world. Well, hello. This is new. I’m delighted to be sharing my whistlestop tour of the queer world – a new monthly addition to the Liberate website. First up, here in the islands, it’s the month we…

BWCI Group

“At BWCI we value and respect our staff and their differences.  Having a tool and accreditation like DIFERA to assess and measure our policies and practices in relation to equal opportunities inclusive of everyone, helps us remain as an employer of choice and provide the very best service we can.”

“Gay cake” final judgement handed down

A final judgment from the Supreme Court has been handed down today, finding in favour of the Christian couple who own Ashers Bakery. The case was first heard in 2014 and concerned a gay couple being refused a cake that was in support of gay marriage. It was initially found that the bakery had discriminated…

Pride in Sport

This year’s CHANNEL Islands Pride celebrations will see ‘Pride in Sport’ launching for the first time in the islands. Local sports teams, personalities and sporting events will be joining together to help tackle the problem of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport, showing support for LGBTQ+ equality and diversity by wearing rainbow laces and rainbow…

Channel Islands Pride

CHANNEL Islands Pride returns to Guernsey this year, on Saturday 8th September. The event, which is sponsored by the Channel Islands Co-Operative Society, is hosted alternately by Guernsey and Jersey, it first took place in Guernsey in September 2016 and was supported by over 2,500 people. Liberate is the local charity supporting the LGBTQ+ community…