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STONEWALL INN

1969

STONEWALL INN

In 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn in NYC - an openly gay-accepting establishment. This triggered riots from the LGBT community - considered to be the catalyst for the gay rights movement in the United States.

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Paloma 2 - LGBT

In the 1980s, a group of LGBT-identifying Londoners banded together to support a group of striking miners of South Wales.

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Consensual same-sex relations are still illegal in some 78 countries. Being gay or lesbian could see you sentenced to death in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Mauritania, Sudan, as well as some regional states in Nigeria and Somalia.

Stop the persecution
ATTACKS

ATTACKS

Attacks on lesbian, gay and bisexual people in the UK has increased by nearly 80% in the past four years. One in five LGBT people in the UK have experienced verbal or physical abuse in the past year. The figures for transgender people are even higher.

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UN PASS LGBTI RESOLUTION

2011

UN PASS LGBTI RESOLUTION

In 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council passed the first UN resolution to focus on LGBTI issues, and in doing so reaffirmed the duty of international human rights law to make sure that sexual and gender equality becomes a reality.

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AMERICA LEGALIZES SAME SEX MARRIAGE

2015

AMERICA LEGALIZES SAME SEX MARRIAGE

In 2015, the U.S Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the USA. In the same year, Ireland legalised same-sex marriage. In 2017, Australians overwhelmingly voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic poll.

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Where Love Is Illegal

Where Love Is Illegal

LGBTI people are increasingly persecuted in some regions of the world. Where Love Is Illegal allows people to share stories of discrimination & survival.

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The Albert Kennedy Trust

The Albert Kennedy Trust

Nobody should have to choose between a safe home and their identity.

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Free & Equal

Free & Equal

Join the UN's Free & Equal campaign to support global human rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation or identity.

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SHOW YOUR LOVE

SHOW YOUR LOVE

People from across the globe are taking to Instagram to protest the silencing of LGBT people and activists in Russia.

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STONEWALL

STONEWALL

Get your workplace or school to join a Stonewall diversity or workplace conference.

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