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Domestic Violence (8 May 2008)

Vera Baird: a matrix of helplines: the 24-hour national domestic violence freephone helpline; the men's advice line for male victims; Broken Rainbow, a service for those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities; and the RESPECT phone line for perpetrators, which offers advice to those seeking help. While I am on the subject of funding, I want to mention that we have devolved...

Scottish Parliament: Equality and Diversity (15 May 2008)

Stewart Maxwell: ...will benefit equality groups. We support the hate crime bill proposal that Patrick Harvie MSP has lodged, because we believe that no one should be victimised because of their sexual orientation, transgender identity or disability. We recently consulted on proposals to reform the law on rape and other sexual offences and we expect to introduce a bill on those matters in 2008. An investment...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iraq: Homophobia (19 May 2008)

Meg Munn: ...the private secretary to Ann Clwyd MP, my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister's Special Envoy to Iraq on Human Rights, will soon be arranging a meeting with the Iraqi lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group to discuss the issues and challenges that face them in Iraq.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Football: Racial Discrimination (2 Jun 2008)

Gerry Sutcliffe: ...UK Sport are working in partnership with SportScotland and the Sports Council for Northern Ireland to commission a research project into barriers to participation and the number of gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual participants in sport. A total of £25,000 has been invested by partners in the research and producing a guidance resource for governing bodies.

Written Answers — Home Department: Domestic Violence (5 Jun 2008)

Vernon Coaker: ...Domestic Violence Helpline Women's Aid and Refuge 500,000 Men's advice line for male victims of domestic violence Respect 120,000 Domestic violence helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people Broken Rainbow 120,000 Helpline database development for victims of domestic violence from black and minority ethnic communities Southall Black Sisters 20,000 ...

Scottish Parliament: Education (Holocaust) (5 Jun 2008)

Maureen Watt: ...but, as several members have mentioned, other communities also suffered, and it is important that that, too, is remembered. Disabled people, Gypsies, and members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities lost their lives in large numbers, and our Holocaust memorial day commemorations in Scotland have always remembered them, too. We also remember other holocausts and genocides...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Homophobia (16 Jun 2008)

Meg Munn: ..., Maldives, Nepal, Singapore and Uganda. Other countries criminalise consenting same sex relations but with lesser penalties. There are a number of other countries where lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people may be at risk of persecution. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's (FCO) Travel Advice points to countries where there might be a risk of persecution for visitors. The FCO...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Health, Social Services And Public Safety: LGBT Groups: Mental-Health Needs (30 Jun 2008)

Stephen Farry: 7. asked the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety for his assessment of the mental-health needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups.       (AQO 4240/08)

Written Answers — Health: Transsexuality (21 Jul 2008)

Bob Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his policy is on the provision of (a) transgender procedures and (b) gender reassignment; and what direction he gives to NHS trusts on the matter.

Points of Order: Promoting Democracy and Human Rights (13 Oct 2008)

Tim Boswell: ...from arbitrary administrative action. We have moved a long way. For example, I participated in consideration of legislation driven by the European Court of Human Rights to change the law on transgender people. Also, as today has shown, by adding the rule of law to complete the trio, we have made Ministers think. Sometimes, as today, we have stopped them dead in their tracks. In the end,...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Police Service of Northern Ireland (20 Oct 2008)

Alistair Carmichael: ...reporting of homophobic hate crimes and incidents; and if he will make a statement; (8) what percentage of Northern Ireland police recruits identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender in each of the last five years; and what percentage of those recruits completed their full probationary period.

Written Answers — Justice: Prison Service: Disabled (3 Nov 2008)

Edward Garnier: ...disability equality and (b) other requirements under disability equality legislation; (4) what support networks are in place for (a) black and minority ethnic, (b) lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and (c) other groups of prison service staff; and what plans he has to introduce a support network for prison service staff with disabilities.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Defra: Staff (5 Nov 2008)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...). Staff can join a network of their choice. Defra has four networks:the Ethnic Minority Network—(for black and minority ethnic staff);DisNet—the Disability Network;Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network; andWork-life balance Network Defra, alongside many other government departments recognises that staff networks are instrumental not only in providing a forum for mutual...

Written Answers — Home Department: Metropolitan Police: Homosexuality (26 Nov 2008)

Alistair Carmichael: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of Metropolitan Police recruits identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender in each of the last five years; and what percentage of those recruits completed their full probationary period.

Scottish Parliament: World AIDS Day 2008 (27 Nov 2008)

Shona Robison: an often sensitive area. I will now discuss the work that is taking place on the wider social and cultural factors. I am pleased to be supporting the work of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender hearts and minds agenda group. The group is made up of representatives of the Scottish LGBT community and has been working over the past two years to examine in more depth negative...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Forced Marriage (16 Dec 2008)

Gillian Merron: ..., and Families to develop new materials for schools, development of bilingual posters in Urdu, Bengali, Hindi, Kurdish and Arabic and development of materials for a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender audience. Our high commission in Islamabad has allocated a further £25,000, including awareness raising at airports and on airlines as well as projects targeting the Mirpur region, where...

Written Answers — House of Lords: National Clearing House Programme (18 Dec 2008)

Baroness Andrews: ...for those fleeing domestic abuse. It is hoped it will look at provision for different groups such as men; women; black and minority ethnic people; disabled people; lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender people and more chaotic victims such as drug users, alcohol users and those leaving the sex trade.

Written Answers — Health: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Advisory Group (12 Jan 2009)

Phil Hope: .... Following the OPM report the Department has refreshed the group. In summer 2008 the Department went through an open appointments process and now has a new external high-level Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Advisory Group. Work has begun on several projects, including in the areas of suicide prevention for LGBT people, the social care needs of LGBT people, and partnership working...

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Equality (2 Mar 2009)

Phil Hope: ...the NHS" to ensure that all NHS organisations understand their gender equality duties. A copy has already been placed in the Library. Similar guidance was published in November 2008 specifically on transgender issues: "Trans: A practical guide for the NHS" and a copy has been placed in the Library; and commissioning research into the different ways in which men and women access health...

Written Answers — Health: Departmental Equality (9 Mar 2009)

Phil Hope: ..., Hugh Taylor; Disability—Chief Nursing Officer, Dame Christine Beasley; Gender—Director-General Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships, David Behan; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender—Chief Medical Officer, Sir Liam Donaldson. Their role is to provide leadership and support to staff and staff groups within the Department around each of the equality challenges...

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