The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) has unveiled a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal – a global UN campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality launched and led by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Read more here.
Trans Pride 2016 is taking place in Brighton on July 22nd to 24th. Are you going? There aren’t many details of this year’s event on the Trans Pride website as yet, but there’s plenty of information on last year’s event. There’s also a Facebook page dedicated to Trans Pride.Details
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!