Tag Archives: lgbt

Labour 2021

‘I don’t need a cure’


Unite delegate Phil Jones, who is also chair of Unite’s national LGBT+ committee, gave an impassioned speech on Tuesday (September 28) in support of motion... Read More
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Stop LGBT bullying


Addressing the Labour Party conference during the equalities debate, Unite delegate Phil Jones highlighted the toll bullying takes on the mental health of LGBT workers... Read More
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Right to determine gender


Unite policy conference delegates agreed yesterday (July 4) that any worker has the right to determine their gender identity without unnecessary medicalisation and that they... Read More
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Clear our names


This week (July 24) marks the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexual acts between men aged over 21.   While the 1967 sexual offences... Read More
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Pride and joy


For me personally attending pride events is vital, not only because you have the time of your life partying alongside people of every race, gender... Read More
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Hull Pride


Unite’s £17,000 sponsorship of a landmark UK Pride event in Hull - 2017 City of Culture - underlines the country’s largest union’s support for gay... Read More
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Forever flying high


LGBT history month is such a magical, colourful and influential month if you choose to view it that way.   When asked what LGBT history... Read More
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Ongoing struggle


The 10th annual Leeds Pride festival and parade on Sunday (August 7) was supported by 40,000 people including many Unite lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender... Read More
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In solidarity


Following the Orlando massacre last week, Unite's Executive Council has issued the statement below in solidarity with the LGBT community in Orlando and across the... Read More
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We are LGBT


To some people LGBT is nothing more than a category of people, a description, a title, but to me it’s one big family.   We... Read More
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The price of freedom


The aim of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history month is to celebrate and recognise LGBT people’s contributions to society.   Having started in... Read More
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A ‘hidden history’


“Who hates the miners? Thatcher. Who else? The police, the public and the tabloid press,” says the character of legendary campaigner, Mark Ashton, to fellow... Read More
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Life-changing bonds


In Part 4 of our Heart Unions week series, UNITELive speaks to Michelle, a transgender member, who explains how the union gave her the support... Read More
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