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“Sickening”. Rishi Sunak’s trans jibe – made while mother of Brianna Ghey attended Prime Minister’s Questions – condemned by Amnesty International

Graham Robson February 7, 2024

Rishi Sunak has been criticised for aiming a political jibe about trans people at Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer – while the mother of murder victim Brianna Ghey attended Prime Minister’s Questions. In Prime Minister’s Questions, his weekly showdown with MPs and the leader of the opposition, Mr Sunak said the Labour leader had broken […]

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LGBTQ+ News

Equality and Human Rights Commission calls on UK government to ban “harmful” conversion therapy practices

Graham Robson October 18, 2023

The UK’s equality watchdog, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), has called on the government to ban “harmful” conversion therapy practices, which seek to change or suppress someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The EHRC says legislation to outlaw conversion therapy should be included in the King’s Speech in November. Baroness Kishwer Falkner, who […]

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LGBTQ+ News

LGBTQ+ children’s education company Pop’n’Olly to donate 300 LGBTQ+ children’s books to primary schools in the constituencies of Rishi Sunak and Suella Braverman

Graham Robson October 5, 2023

In response to “anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric” coming from the Tory Party Conference, LGBTQ+ children’s education company Pop’n’Olly has announced they are donating 300 of its LGBTQ+ children’s books to primary schools in the constituencies of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Home Secretary Suella Braverman. Olly Pike, CEO and Founder of Pop’n’Olly, said, “When the people in […]

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LGBTQ+ News

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to drop ban on conversion therapy

Graham Robson September 25, 2023

Ministers, who have concluded that similar legislation has proven problematic or ineffective in other countries, are reportedly working on an alternative solution, which would highlight existing laws that the government believes already criminalise several aspects of conversion therapy.

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LGBTQ+ News

Commonwealth Day protest announced for Monday, March 13

Graham Robson March 9, 2023

Thirty-two out of 56 Commonwealth member states criminalise same-sex relations, in defiance of the “toothless” Commonwealth Charter. Seven have life imprisonment and only recently the “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” has returned in Uganda. 

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In The South

Forty-four community food groups call for immediate action on the cost of living crisis in Brighton & Hove

Graham Robson March 21, 2022

A coalition of 44 community food groups in Brighton & Hove is this week calling on Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to implement a 12-point package of measures to address hunger in the city

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General News

Leading HIV organisations urge government to increase funding

Rachel Badham October 27, 2021

35 of the UK’s leading HIV organisations have urged the government to increase HIV funding and achieve zero new cases by 2030.

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