A consultation into Union Civile has been launched today by the Policy Council. Views from everyone in the island are being sought, as it is decided whether Guernsey people of all sexualities can enter into a legally recognised and binding civil union. The States of Guernsey will debate the issue in the autumn. It wants a…Details
Prospect, the union for professionals, recently featured an article on Liberate and the work we are doing in the Channel Islands. Download the full article here.
A fantastic initiative! The Hub and Barnardo’s have appointed Oli Davies, 34, as the LGBTQ youth worker for the Bailiwick. He will be working on the Speak Out project to support the island’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. The project aims to launch a weekly youth group from January, and offer support in…Details
Thursday 27 November 2014 sees the launch of the first ever Rainbow Mufti Day in support of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Community (LGBTQ) across the Channel Islands. It’s aim is to brighten up winter but also give islanders a chance to demonstrate their support for equality by wearing something colourful. We are holding…Details
Guernsey Press – Rachel’s Story, gender reassignment surgery means her life will truly begin shortly!
The States of Guernsey’s decision to cover the cost of gender reassignment surgery was not only a landmark decision in terms of LGBTQ rights in Guernsey, which Liberate were very proud to be a part off, but it also signalled the end of a long battle, and the beginning of a new life for the…Details
On a sunny Sunday at the beginning of June 2014 we asked the Guernsey public to show their support for Union Civile and LGBTQ equality in the Channel Islands by strutting their stuff. Here’s what happened at our Dance for Equality event at the Guernsey Arts Commission Seafront Sunday. Thank you to everyone that took…Details
The Jersey Evangelical Alliance are protesting against any proposed legislation on gay marriage ahead of this weeks debate on the subject. They claim that gay relationships are unstable and that gay people are promiscuous. You can follow the story, including Liberates’ response to their claims in the below post. We will have a follow up…Details
The Guernsey Press printed a letter from W R Chapman saying – same sex union could never be ‘marriage’. We were asked by a lot of people would and/or could we response. You can find the original letter an our replies below. The weekly Guernsey Press column ‘Midweek Murphy’ had the below, independent, comments on…Details
Did you know when a couple go through same sex adoption in Guernsey only one them can formally adopt the child? Oli and Ben are two members of Liberate who have recently returned to Guernsey and have started the adoption process here. They were approved to be full adopters in the UK last May. They…Details