Liberate and Guernsey Mind launch LGBTQ+ peer led mental health support group

Thankfully there is a growing acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ+) community in the Bailiwick in recent years. And in the Bailiwick more people are feeling comfortable and confident in identifying themselves as LGBTQ+ people. However, people who identify as LGBTQ+ are four times more likely to attempt suicide across…

Pride in Sport: Wear Rainbows with Pride

‘Pride in Sport’ will return for the third Channel Islands Pride festivities in Guernsey. Aiming to raise awareness and support for LGBTQ+ people, local sports teams, personalities, and anyone involved with any sporting activities will be encouraged to show their support for LGBTQ+ equality and diversity in sport by wearing rainbow laces and sweatbands. Sponsored…

The Dean of Guernsey and Liberate unite in their call for discrimination legistlation

The Dean of Guernsey and Liberate unite in their call for discrimination legistlation The Dean of Guernsey, the Very Reverend Tim Barker, and Liberate, the island’s LGBTQ+ charity, have united in calls for the island’s politicians to pass long overdue legislation that would protect both religious belief and sexual orientation against discrimination. They have released…

Liberate emails Deputies to offer Discrimination Legislation Support

Dear Deputies, Liberate would like to voice their support for the anti-discrimination legislation, as proposed by ESS.  We urge all Deputies to vote for the proposed legislation in its most generous form and back the amendments brought forward which consolidate its phases, especially with regards to sexuality.  Sexuality is a mostly uncontentious, uncomplicated ground to…