We’ve been asked to elaborate on the meaning of the ‘Q’ in the LGBTQ. We found the below which summed it up rather nicely: Today, more and more people are coming out “queer/questioning,” much to the dismay of the older generation of the GLBT community who is used to hearing it as the oppressors attempt to…Details
Liberate’s latest media release key points: Liberate helps change the States of Guernsey Policy for Transgender surgery Details of our recent petition to end LGBTQ discrimination in the Channel Islands Chief Minister’s letter and request for meeting in response to our petitionDetails
Liberate spoke with the Jersey Evening Press about our campaign for LGBTQ equality across the Channel Islands.
The Chief Minister of Guernsey, Jonathan P Le Tocq, has contacted us with regards to our petition calling for an end to LGBTQ discrimination within the Channel Islands. He has requested a meeting with the Liberate committee, which is scheduled to happen before the end of the month. The Chief Minster has also asked that we publish…Details
Liberate’s Honorary Chairperson, Martin Gavet, talks Eurovision, Transgender issues and Liberate’s petition for equal rights in the Channel Islands with Sara Palmer on BBC Radio Jersey. You can sign the petition here… http://chn.ge/1omX1iQ
1290 First mention in English common law of a punishment for homosexuality. 1300 Treaties in England prescribed that sodomites should be burned alive. 1533 Buggery Act introduced by Henry VIII brought sodomy within the scope of statute law for the first time and made it punishable by hanging. 1861 Death penalty for buggery in England…Details
To coincide with the launch of the Liberate website, we have launched a petition, for both the States (government) of Guernsey and Jersey, lobbying for equal rights, on behalf of the LGBTQ community of the Channel Islands. If you believe that all people are equal irrespective of who they love please show your support by…Details
Liberate speak to the Guernsey Press about their hopes to achieve equality for the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning) community of the Channel Islands. You can see the comments and feedback from the article in the This is Guernsey Forum – You can join the debate here. We’d like to take this chance to…Details
Liberate member, Charlie Atkinson, started the Facebook group ‘Guernsey Says NO to Homophobia’ in December. While Charlie is straight, he is outspoken in his advocacy for LGBTQ equality in the Bailiwick. This is part of an interview he did with ITV Channel Television.