Sixteen year old Gavin Grimm, a trans teenager from Virginia, is fighting at the federal level for the right to use the men’s bathroom. He has been forced to use either women’s or unisex bathrooms at his school, after administrators received complaints from his peers’ parents, The ACLU, which represents Gavin and brought the case against the…Details
Five people on Wednesday started a training program with Wings Rainbow, a cab company specifically comprised of LGBT drivers. Taxi company Wings Travels and local LGBT advocacy group Humsafar Trust will jointly oversee and fund the training program and hope to expand the endeavor into a nationwide program. If all goes according to plan, Wings Rainbow hopes…Details
Stonewall has today published its 2016 Workplace Equality Index More than 400 organisations took part in the 2016 Workplace Equality Index, the highest number in its 12-year history. The WEI is a powerful evidence-based benchmarking tool used by employers to assess their achievements and progress on LGBT equality in the workplace. Each participant must demonstrate…Details
This years British LGBT Awards nominations are now open! If you need some inspiration then you can check out the Rainbow List 2015. And if you’d like to give the Liberate Channel Islands team a nomination in the Charity or Community Initiative category then we we’d love you even more than we do now. All…Details
India’s first trans band, 6 Pack, has released a video covering Pharell’s song “Happy”. Watch and see what you think. We think it makes us…..happy!
Anyone thinking of popping over to London for the Winter Pride event on January 30th? The event is being held at The Coronet at Elephant & Castle from 9pm until 6am. There’s an impressive line up, with live acts and DJs. The event is sponsored by Smirnoff, so there’s be some delicious cocktails to be…Details
This festive ditty by Out of the Blue, Oxford’s all male a cappella group, is aiming to raise funds for Helen & Douglas House, the world’s first children’s hospice; it provides much needed palliative, respite, end-of-life and bereavement care to life-limited children and young adults, and their families. For more information, go to www.helenanddouglas.org.uk/