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Written Answers — House of Lords: Uganda (1 Mar 2011)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...made clear to the Government of Uganda on several occasions that we are opposed to actions that will have a negative effect on the human rights of Ugandans, including the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. This includes our opposition to the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, tabled by a Private Member, which would further criminalise homosexuality if passed into law. We also...

David Kato (2 Mar 2011)

Eric Joyce: ...saddened to receive news of the horrific murder of David Kisule, better known as David Kato, the prominent human rights activist best known for his brave campaigning on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. David had been beaten to death in his home near Kampala. The shock at the killing was felt in this House particularly by colleagues such as my hon. Friend the Member for...

Public Bill Committee: Education Bill: Clause 2 (8 Mar 2011)

Nick Gibb: ...that they were being bullied, four in 10 said that it was happening at least once a week. More than eight in 10 disabled pupils have been bullied at school, as have two in three lesbian, gay or transgender secondary school pupils, almost one in six of whom have received death threats. The scale of the problem is clear. Inappropriate images are often used to bully and harass both pupils and...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Civil Partnerships: Civil Partnerships (16 Mar 2011)

Fergus Ewing: In 2010 Scottish Government officials met representatives of a number of religious and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organisations to discuss civil partnerships in religious premises including the Quakers, the Liberal Jewish community, the Equality Network, Stonewall Scotland and the LGBT Network.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Uganda (22 Mar 2011)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...made clear to the Government of Uganda on several occasions that we are opposed to actions that will have a negative effect on the human rights of Ugandans, including the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. This includes our opposition to the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, tabled by a private Member, which would further criminalise homosexuality if passed into law. We have...

[David Amess in the Chair] — Public Sector Funding (23 Mar 2011)

Julie Hilling: ...community relations as young people from different communities came together to work across communities and with people from different backgrounds, including with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people, and black and minority ethnic young people. I should add that the voluntary work brokered by Manchester vinvolved equates to £232,380—I like the precise figure it has...

Written Answers — Education: Pupils: Bullying (31 Mar 2011)

Nick Gibb: ...bullying as one of the types of prejudice-based bullying schools should address. This advice will also signpost schools to further resources from external organisations who are experts in transgender issues. Officials have been working with a range of organisations in developing this advice.

Women and Equalities: Hate Crime (5 May 2011)

Lynne Featherstone: ..., making it difficult to assess trends. That is why the coalition programme for government included a commitment to better recording of hate crime against disabled, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Police forces started formally collecting the relevant data in April, and from the summer of 2012 we will have the complete picture of statistics, which will show the pattern of...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Equality Duty: Public Sector (9 May 2011)

David Lammy: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what discussions the Government Equalities Office has had with (a) race equality, (b) disability, (c) gender equality, (d) lesbian gay bisexual transgender, (e) older people and (f) other equalities organisations on the decision to re-draft and re-consult on the specific duties as part of the Public Sector Equality Duty under the Equality Act 2010.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Sexuality (9 May 2011)

Clive Betts: ...of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what his policy is on steps to ensure that mainstream housing providers are aware of the (a) needs and (b) rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people who are homeless; (2) with which organisations his Department is working to develop best practice guidance for protecting tenants subject to homophobic and transphobic...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Montenegro (13 May 2011)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Government of Montenegro about discrimination in relation to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition (23 May 2011)

Meg Hillier: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what meetings the Minister for Equalities held with transgender groups to discuss the policy of the Government Equalities Office on equality between her appointment and 28 June 2010.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Homophobia: Transphobia (7 Jun 2011)

Lynne Featherstone: ...Equalities Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office websites and have been circulated to stakeholders. Our messages reiterated the Government's commitment to advance lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, both domestically and internationally, and set out the Government's programme of work in this field.

Written Answers — Health: Health Services: Transsexuality (7 Jun 2011)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department has taken to raise awareness of the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities among health professionals.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Russia: Homosexuality (10 Jun 2011)

David Lidington: We have expressed serious concern to the Russian Government over its banning of Gay Pride rallies in Moscow, along with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and freedom of assembly issues more widely. We have repeatedly called, and will continue to call, on the Russian Government to respect the rights of individuals to peaceful assembly. At our annual bilateral human rights...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (22 Jun 2011)

David Cameron: I completely agree, and I am delighted to be hosting a party for Britain’s lesbian, gay and transgender community at No. 10 Downing street today. That there are so few out players in all sports is an issue. I applaud those who have come out and will be attending my party tonight, and I hope that that will encourage schoolchildren to recognise that homophobic bullying is completely...

Localism Bill: Committee (5th Day) (Continued) (5 Jul 2011)

Lord Patel of Bradford: ...voluntary and community groups that currently empower people and ensure that local decision-making promotes equality. Groups working with specific communities, such as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender communities, black and minority ethnic communities, people with disabilities, and faith groups, should all be given robust support to take up the community challenge. Without specific...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Schools: Anti-Semitism and Homophobia (19 Jul 2011)

Lord Hill of Oareford: ...-for example, on the grounds of race, disability and sexual orientation. Schools, including PRUs, are now required to comply with the duty. We are working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organisations and the cross-Government working group on anti-Semitism to ensure that the concerns of the gay and Jewish communities are reflected in our approach.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Third Sector (5 Sep 2011)

Lynne Featherstone: ...at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel I have visited the following organisations: Action Aid Anawim Women's Community Project Lesbian and Gay Foundation Link (British transport lesbian gay and transgender support network) Manchester Action on Street Health National Stalking Helpline Solace Sparkle Stop Hate Survivors Manchester Women for Women Women's Business Forum Working Mums.

Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011: Motion to Approve (6 Sep 2011)

Lord Waddington: ...that plenty of local authorities already enjoy collecting useless statistics. On 27 August, the papers reported that when people want to borrow a book in Islington, they are asked if they are transgender; in Brent, they are asked whether they are schizophrenic; and in Leicestershire, they are asked whether they are HIV. Is it not strange that while Eric Pickles says that this nonsense has...


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