Attacks on LGBT people surge almost 80% in UK over last four years

More than one in five LGBT people verbally or physically attacked due to their sexual orientation or gender identity in last 12 months, figures show. The number of attacks on lesbian, gay and bisexual people in the UK has soared by nearly 80 per cent in the past four years, new data shows. More than one in five LGBT people have experienced a hate crime or incident due to their sexual orientation or gender identity in the last 12 months, compared with 16 per cent in 2013. The findings, released by charity Stonewall and based on YouGov polling of more than 5,000 LGBT … Continue reading Attacks on LGBT people surge almost 80% in UK over last four years

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Anti-LGBTQ activists in Anchorage launch ballot measure assault on transgender people

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Anti-equality activists have submitted 8,500 signatures in an attempt to qualify for a ballot measure in Anchorage, Alaska, aimed at gutting protections for transgender residents and visitors in the city’s non-discrimination ordinance. The city clerk must verify that at least 5,753 … Continue reading Anti-LGBTQ activists in Anchorage launch ballot measure assault on transgender people

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Caitlyn Jenner is seriously considering running for a seat in the senate

Transgender athlete and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner is seriously considering running for a seat in the Californian senate. Jenner has once again confirmed that she is considering a political career after she suggested that she was “looking into” becoming … Continue reading Caitlyn Jenner is seriously considering running for a seat in the senate