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Covid-19: Cultural and Entertainment Sectors (2 Mar 2021)

Scott Benton: ...culture recovery grants are currently being administered; hopefully, this will include other local venues, such as the world-famous cabaret bar Funny Girls. Blackpool is of course renowned for its LGBT entertainment venues, and in that regard it would be remiss of me not to mention Basil Newby, who opened some of Blackpool’s first gay venues 40 years ago and whose bars and clubs have...

Covid-19: Cultural and Entertainment Sectors (2 Mar 2021)

Scott Benton: ...culture recovery grants are currently being administered; hopefully, this will include other local venues, such as the world-famous cabaret bar Funny Girls. Blackpool is of course renowned for its LGBT entertainment venues, and in that regard it would be remiss of me not to mention Basil Newby, who opened some of Blackpool’s first gay venues 40 years ago and whose bars and clubs have...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: LGBT People: Adultery (2 Mar 2021)

Dan Carden: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans the Government has to bring forward legislative proposals to update the definition of adultery to include members of the LGBT+ community.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition: Refuges (2 Mar 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: ...of sexual assault and domestic abuse, including through the provisions of the Domestic Abuse Bill. We continue to work closely with domestic abuse organisations, including those representing LGBT victims, to assess ongoing needs and ensure that commissioning of services is fully inclusive. The government believes that the protection of single-sex spaces, as provided for in the Equality...

Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill: Clause 1 - Payment of maternity allowance: Ministerial office (1 Mar 2021)

Christine Jardine: ...Oswald). However, I am profoundly disappointed that we have to discuss this amendment to the language in the Bill today against a background of an increasingly bitter and divisive debate about LGBT and transgender rights. I thank the Minister for her reassurance at the beginning of the debate that there is no undermining of LGBT rights and that these issues will be addressed in the future....

Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill: Clause 1 - Payment of maternity allowance: Ministerial office (1 Mar 2021)

Christine Jardine: ...Oswald). However, I am profoundly disappointed that we have to discuss this amendment to the language in the Bill today against a background of an increasingly bitter and divisive debate about LGBT and transgender rights. I thank the Minister for her reassurance at the beginning of the debate that there is no undermining of LGBT rights and that these issues will be addressed in the future....

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Indonesia: LGBT People (1 Mar 2021)

Nickie Aiken: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Indonesian counterpart on the imposition of strict sharia law in the province of Aceh, with particular reference to the recent flogging of gay men in that province; what steps he is taking to help protect global gay rights; and if he will make a statement.

Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill - Committee (and remaining stages): Amendment 1 (25 Feb 2021)

Baroness Brinton: ...asking those who have proposed and succeeded with their amendments today whether, in their congratulations to one another on their success, they will undertake to help to protect the rights of our LGBT community, many of whom have felt a very chill wind in our United Kingdom today. As my noble friend Lord Wallace of Saltaire commented, given the threat that LGBT people face in Poland,...

Education Route Map: Covid-19 (25 Feb 2021)

Catherine West: ...inequalities, and I see this every day in my constituency work. Some 80% of young people say their mental health has deteriorated during the covid crisis. Before the first lockdown, about 10% of LGBT young people reported feeling depressed every day, which rose to 25% during the first lockdown. One in five young people experiences a mental health problem dropping out of education, due to...

Lord Speaker’s Statement (25 Feb 2021)

Lord Fowler: ...the world, we have lost 35 million men, women and children since the onset of the HIV/AIDS pandemic —35 million—while, in addition to that, there are examples beyond count of the persecution of LGBT people worldwide. Even now, in 2021, there are some 70 nations where homosexuality is illegal and where there are obvious barriers against people coming forward for treatment. I want to...

Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion (22 Feb 2021)

Lord Triesman: ...hope is obvious. Among many others, I consistently supported feminists who campaigned for a wide range of women’s rights including maternity rights. I always supported the rights demanded by the LGBT campaigners for same-sex marriage, adoption and many other entitlements to equality. I always abhorred and campaigned against Section 28. I am grateful for the education and clarity of all...

Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion (22 Feb 2021)

Lord Triesman: ...hope is obvious. Among many others, I consistently supported feminists who campaigned for a wide range of women’s rights including maternity rights. I always supported the rights demanded by the LGBT campaigners for same-sex marriage, adoption and many other entitlements to equality. I always abhorred and campaigned against Section 28. I am grateful for the education and clarity of all...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Russia: LGBT People (22 Feb 2021)

Virendra Sharma: ...representations he has made to his Russian counterpart on (a) the recent abduction of two gay Chechen men in Western Russia by uniformed Chechen security officials and (b) the wider treatment of LGBT people in Russia.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Indonesia: Corporal Punishment (12 Feb 2021)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: The UK opposes all forms of discrimination and is committed to protecting the rights and freedoms of LGBT people around the world. We regularly press legislators and the Indonesian Government not to discriminate against minority groups, including the LGBT community. We urge Indonesia to adhere to its founding principles by ensuring that its laws, both at national and local level, are...

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 173 (10 Feb 2021)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ..., male victims sadly feel they cannot report their experiences, whether to specialist support services or the police. There are also some very specific issues that are unique to the experiences of LGBT victims, which include but of course are not limited to the threat of disclosure of sexual orientation or gender identity to family. This is one of the reasons we have a gender-neutral...

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 164 (10 Feb 2021)

Baroness Bertin: ...pillar of this strategy. As the noble Lord, Lord Hunt, said, current provision for change programmes is extremely patchy. Nowhere is there a full range of programmes. For example, putting an LGBT perpetrator on a group work programme for heterosexual perpetrators will not work. Similarly, a perpetrator of honour-based abuse will need something very different from someone perpetrating...

Women and Equalities: Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ Community (10 Feb 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: Any discrimination against LGBT people is unacceptable, and the Government are committed to supporting LGBT people and improving the lives of all citizens. We are working across agencies to ensure that they are safe from violence and discrimination. Internationally, we have awarded £3.2 million of new funding to help Commonwealth Governments and civil society to repeal outdated...

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (5th Day): Amendment 146 (8 Feb 2021)

Baroness Donaghy: ...some young men who interact with men’s rights activists online are on the first step to more extreme racist or far-right groups and regard more rights for anyone—such as people of colour, the LGBT community and people with disabilities—as a threat to their status. The chief executive of HOPE not hate supports this amendment. He states that misogyny is a recruiting tool for hate...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Hate Crime (8 Feb 2021)

Naomi Long: ...Civil Service to make a positive impact by promoting diversity and inclusion in our workplaces. The Prison Service promotes equality issues among staff and prisoners and holds awareness events on LGBT, cultural and disability issues on a routine basis. The Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service offers a generic form of training on witness and victim empathy and awareness. However,...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Aid: LGBT People (4 Feb 2021)

Alicia Kearns: ...and Development Affairs, in which countries his Department is (a) funding programmes or (b) supporting bilateral or multilateral efforts to protect the freedoms and international human rights of LGBTQ+ people.


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