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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...

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.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Government Equalities Office: Equality Hub (3 Feb 2021)

Baroness Berridge: ...Office, Race Disparity Unit and, from 1 April, the sponsorship of, and secretariat to, the Social Mobility Commission. The Government Equalities Office’s remit related to gender equality, LGBT rights and the overall framework of equality legislation for Great Britain. The Equality Hub reports to Ministers who have other portfolios outside of the Cabinet Office, led by the Minister for...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Aid: LGBT People (2 Feb 2021)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, which countries his Department provides with (a) funding and (b) support for the protection of LGBTQ+ (i) freedoms and (ii) human rights.

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 101 (1 Feb 2021)

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger: ...against women and girls, especially domestic abuse, is a form of discrimination against women. It is even more so if the survivors are from an ethnic minority, migrant, disabled, or identify as LGBT. As such, the Government have international obligations to work to prevent domestic violence and provide sufficient specialist services to protect survivors and prevent it happening. As we have...

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 89 (1 Feb 2021)

Lord Woolley of Woodford: ...local duty will work to sustain services led for communities discriminated against because of their protective characteristics, including black, Asian and minority ethnic women, disabled women and LGBT women. These services face challenges in fully localised funding systems and are often run across different local authorities that meet the needs of survivors across geographical areas. The...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Homelessness: LGBT People (29 Jan 2021)

Apsana Begum: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made for his policies of people in the LGBTQ+ community who are made homeless due to fleeing abuse at home.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 (28 Jan 2021)

Kim Johnson: ...husband and their youngest son Alain were all transported to Auschwitz, where they were murdered alongside millions of others—Jews, Slavic peoples, Roma and Sinti communities, black, disabled and LGBT people and political opponents, who all perished at the hands of the Nazis. Today, we remember them, and in their stories we seek to learn the lessons of the past. We recognise that the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: LGBT People (25 Jan 2021)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has made an assessment of the effect on the mental health of LGBT+ asylum applicants of (a) delays to asylum interviews and (b) the asylum interview process.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: LGBT People (19 Jan 2021)

Tan Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of mental health support made available to LGBT people during the covid-19 outbreak.


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