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Lesbian and Bisexual women need cervical smear tests too

Lesbian and bisexual women are being incorrectly told they don’t need a smear test The National LGB&T Partnership has highlighted the fact that 37 per cent of women who have sex with women have been told they do not require a cervical screening test due to their sexual orientation.  This is wrong. The HPV Virus can cause cervical cancer. Genital HPV…

Alderney to introduce Same-Sex Marriage

Alderney has taken a step towards introducing Same-Sex Marriage. The Policy and Finance Committee agreed to support the law being drafted when they met in February. The new legislation will need to be taken to the Privy Council for ratification, and is expected to take a year or more to come into force. Policy and…

Same-sex marriage start date set for May

The first same-sex marriages in Guernsey could be taking place as early as 4th May The new law was registered in January, but still needs underlying legislation to be approved before it becomes effective. The earliest this can be debated by the States will be at its meeting on 26 April and if backed will…

UK clergy have rejected bishops’ report

c A leading LGBTQ rights campaigner on the Church of England’s synod, and former islander, has said she is ‘absolutely thrilled’ by the news of the rejection of the House of Bishops report. Jayne Ozanne is a former islander and a leading LGBTQ rights campaigner on the Church of England’s synod. A recent report by…

Join us for LGBT History Month 2017

February is LGBT History Month.  We have a number of events going on locally to celebrate.  Maybe you’d like to join us.  We’re also celebrating Liberate’s 3 year anniversary on 13th February. We have a couple of coffee sessions at Le Petit Cafe. Our Big Fat Quiz of the Queer is sold out. We have…