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Older LGBT people forced back in to the closet
10.03.2015
Older LGBT people forced back in to the closet
The government’s Dementia Strategy for England must include a “specific reference to LGBT issues”, the National Care Forum has warned. Writing in The Guardian, Des Kelly, executive director of the forum, said LGBT people with dementia risk being failed by the care system and forced back into the closet. Estimates from the Equality and Human Rights Commission suggest th ... READ MORE
Trans man wins out of court settlement
10.03.2015
Trans man wins out of court settlement
A transgender man who was ordered to use a disabled toilet by a nightclub has received an out-of-court settlement of £1,500. Kay Browning, 24, was removed from a men’s toilet in Remedies nightclub, Tiverton, Devon, around nine months ago. Mr Browning, who was out celebrating a friend’s birthday at the time, was asked to use a disabled toilet instead. The 24-year-old subsequ ... READ MORE
New LGBT UKIP Chair: I won’t defend candidates’ homophobic comments
27.02.2015
New LGBT UKIP Chair: I won’t defend candidates’ homophobic comments
The new Chair of UKIP’s LGBT group has said she will not “defend” homophobic comments made by UKIP members. Former Chair of LGBTQ* in UKIP Tom Booker quit this week and renounced his party membership- citing “dissatisfaction at the failure of the leadership to set a gay-friendly tone”. Flo Lewis, who will replace Mr Brooker, has spoken about her plans for t ... READ MORE
Homophobic leaflets handed out at UKIP conference
27.02.2015
Homophobic leaflets handed out at UKIP conference
Leaflets claiming LGBT people are recruiting “fresh blood” have been handed out at the UKIP conference. The leaflets, on a stall at UKIPs spring conference in Margate, claim “the State is allowing the sexual grooming of our Primary School children for same sex attraction”. It says: “What the LGBT are achieving, of course, is a recruitment drive. As such people cannot repr ... READ MORE
Negotiators praised for peaceful resolution to supermarket siege
05.02.2015
Negotiators praised for peaceful resolution to supermarket siege
Monday 16 May 2011 started as most days would for staff and customers at a Tesco store in Aston, but it would be a day none of them, or a quartet of the force’s Negotiators, would ever forget. Inspector Cate Webb-Jones Shortly after 8.30pm a man walked into the store claiming he had a gun in his holdall.  Officers first on the scene managed to coordinate a large scale evacuation of the supe ... READ MORE
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