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Today is Transgender Day of Visibility

International Transgender Day of Visibility is an annual holiday occurring on March 31 dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide. This year’s theme is trans resistance, the aim is to fight against prejudice.  But it’s also about education and understanding transgender issues.  There are social media pages dedicated to the…

Exhibitionist Ball 2017

The Exhibitionist Ball returns bigger, better and with more glitter for 2017 – don’t miss the alternative black-tie event of the year. Let people see the authentic, quirky, imperfect, beautiful, magical, weird & wonderful person you are! Flamboyant entertainment from Zac Black & Ivy Paige, two of the UK’s most celebrated cabaret and burlesque performers.…

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…