Solution to trans bathroom controversy

How do you solve the problem of gendered bathrooms in public places? The Optimism  Brewing Company may have the answer The brewery, founded by husband and wife Troy Hakala and Gay Gilmore in 2013, is located on Capitol Hill in Seattle. Their mantra is “Optimism makes challenging things seem possible. Optimism is the will to challenge…

Vigil in Jersey for the Orlando LGBT massacre

Islanders in Jersey have held a vigil to remember those who killed in the Orlando gay nightclub massacre. Victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting were remembered in St Helier at a vigil last night.  You can read more at the ITV News website. Organised by Liberate, the vigil joined islanders with others around the world to…

We are Orlando

We at Liberate are shocked and saddened at the dreadful news about the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando The massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub early yesterday has been described as a “domestic terror incident,” with at least 50 dead and 53 injured, officials said, making it the worst mass shooting in U.S. history…

Vice chair Ellie Jones interviewed on BBC Radio Guernsey

Yesterday our Vice-Chair Ellie spoke to BBC Radio Guernsey about our upcoming LGBTQ Education program and training days for teachers in both Guernsey and Jersey. This will be provided by Educate and Celebrate – an Ofsted and DFE recognised Best Practice Programme that gives staff, students, parents and governors the confidence and strategies to implement an LGBT+Inclusive…

Civil Unions now possible for same-sex couples in Italy

Italy’s Parliament has passed a bill legalising civil unions for same-sex couples. The legislation has been opposed by the Catholic church. After passing through the Senate in February, the bill today cleared the Lower House Chamber of Deputies, after a confidence vote passed by 369-193 – meaning the bill will become law. Formal approval of the law is…

Liberate AGM 22nd May 2016

The Liberate AGM is taking place on May 22nd 2016 at 17:30 in the cafe downstairs at the Thomas De La Rue, St Peter Port. Come and find out more about our plans for the next 12 months, and how we plan to achieve them. Let us know what’s important to you. Meet new friends.…