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Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Conversion Therapy (20 Apr 2021)

Roy Beggs: ...Noes: Mr Newton, Mr Wells Question accordingly agreed to. Resolved: That this Assembly rejects the harmful practice widely referred to as conversion therapy; notes that the UK Government National LGBT Survey in 2018 reported that 2% of respondents had undergone conversion therapy, with a further 5% having been offered it; acknowledges the damage that this practice causes to the mental...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Conversion Therapy (20 Apr 2021)

Jim Allister: ...conversion therapy. In fact, in its very last words, it embraces the banning of: "conversion therapy in all its forms." What are "all its forms"? If we take seriously some of the lobbying from the LGBT community, it patently and indisputably includes religious exercises. We have all received — I know that I have — lobbying from that community making it very clear that it wants a ban...

Elected Women Representatives: Online Abuse — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] (20 Apr 2021)

Caroline Dinenage: ...legitimate users such as human rights activists or whistleblowers from protecting themselves, dissuade vulnerable users such as victims of domestic violence from seeking support, or deter young LGBT people who are not ready to come out to their friends and family from seeking the information and support they need. However, I am keen to look at imaginative and innovative ways to tackle the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: LGBT People (20 Apr 2021)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that local authorities have adequate resources to provide safe public spaces for transgender people.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Commonwealth Fund (20 Apr 2021)

Chris Law: ...of Women Mediators across the Commonwealth and (b) a programme to provide support to Commonwealth governments seeking to reform legislation that disproportionately affects women and girls and LGBT people.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT Advisory Panel (20 Apr 2021)

Margaret Ferrier: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what plans she has for the replacement of the recently-disbanded LGBT Advisory Panel.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Regional Planning and Development (13 Apr 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: ...is leading on several cross-cutting projects, which involves working closely with other departments and Ministerial-level discussions. This includes work related to women’s economic empowerment, LGBT rights and the National Strategy for Disabled People, as well as work on the Government’s response to the final report of the independent Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. We will...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: LGBT People: Gay Conversion Therapy (12 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had, if any, with the Global Interfaith Commission on LGBT+ Lives following that organisation's declaration against conversion therapy of December 2020.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People: Human Rights (9 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by the United Nations Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity Report on Conversion Therapy, published in February 2020, what assessment they have made of its findings; and what plans they have this year to take forward the recommendation to ban conversion therapy.

Public Bill Committee: Armed Forces Bill: New Clause 17 - Report on dismissals and forced resignations for reasons of sexual orientation or gender identity (31 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mercer: ...with Pride, Stonewall and others, to address the appalling injustice for this cohort of veterans. I give a commitment today to write to the Prime Minister to ask him to reflect on my apology to the LGBT community last year, and to ask him to consider doing so at a national level. I know that will not correct it, but it will go some way towards alleviation. I saw the impact of my apology....

Public Bill Committee: Armed Forces Bill: Clause 18 - Posthumous pardons in relation to certain abolished service offences (25 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mercer: ...of section 164. I am pleased that through this clause, we continue to address historic injustice and demonstrate that the military is a positive place to work for all who choose to serve. LGBT personnel have made, and continue to make, significant contributions to the armed forces. I hope that the Committee has seen the work that we have done over the past 12 months to try to right the...

Online Anonymity and Anonymous Abuse (24 Mar 2021)

Rob Roberts: ...at all. Abusive behaviour on social media is indiscriminate and impacts many of our nation’s celebrities, sports stars and public figures, particularly if they are female or part of the BAME or LGBT communities. In the sporting world, sadly not a week goes by without a new instance of a black footballer being racially abused. Even our nation’s heroes are not immune, with trolling even...

Women and Equalities: Conversion Therapy (24 Mar 2021)

Rupa Huq: It is good to hear the Minister’s words after three years of dither and delay that have cost the Government three members of their LGBT panel. Can she now give us a legislative timetable for when ending this archaic practice of conversion therapy will be on the statute book once and for all?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Speaker's Business: Public Petition: Ban Conversion Therapy (22 Mar 2021)

Paula Bradshaw: ...put on record my huge appreciation to all those who signed the petition and, in doing so, showed their compassionate support for the ban. The petition was started by the chair of the Alliance Party LGBT group, Micky Murray, who is a passionate campaigner for improved rights on behalf of all LGBT+ people in Northern Ireland. I am especially privileged to have him as a member of staff. I...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition: Equality (18 Mar 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: ...people to be free to live and to prosper in modern Britain. Myself and the Equality Hub Ministerial team on equality issues engage with a range of organisations and stakeholders who support LGBT people and have specific services supporting trans people, including most recently Stonewall, UK Black Pride and the National LGBT Health Adviser, Dr Michael Brady. Officials in the Government...

Drug-related Mental and Behavioural Disorder Hospital Admissions - Question (17 Mar 2021)

Baroness Barker: We now have several reports showing that LGBT people have a greater than average incidence of mental health and substance misuse problems. Yet there is no mention of this community in the latest mental health proposals and a complete absence of any mention of this group of people in the NHS plan. What will the Government do to make the leadership of the NHS stop ignoring this particular bunch...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People: Coronavirus (17 Mar 2021)

Martyn Day: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what research she has conducted on the health, economic, and social effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the LGBT+ community.

VSO: Volunteering for Development Programme - Private Notice Question (16 Mar 2021)

Lord Herbert of South Downs: ...has been taken out of the ODA budget has, in one year, potentially impacted, for example, aid programmes in Yemen, research and development programmes on global public health and the funding of LGBT groups. All of this will impact our soft power, just as it does volunteering. Will my noble friend report back the strong views of many of us on this side of the House, as well as others, that...

Integrated Review (16 Mar 2021)

Crispin Blunt: ...societies, human rights and good governance. As part of this, can I continue to assume that we will honour our commitment to be the country that leads the world in helping hundreds of millions of LGBT people to have the freedom to be themselves, with all the benefits that come from that for the prosperity of those states and the wealth of the spirit of the individuals involved?

Commonwealth Day 2021 — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] (16 Mar 2021)

James Duddridge: ... the Member for Stafford (Theo Clarke)? We have also heard a lot from chairs of the all-party groups that are involved across the Commonwealth. I am particularly minded of the references to the LGBT community and the problems they face, and I would like to reach out, as I have done in the past, to my hon. Friend the Member for Reigate (Crispin Blunt) and his excellent work on matching...


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