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Stonewall launches its first Young Writers competition

 Stonewall, the LGBT equality charity, has launched its first Young Writers’ competition. Budding authors between the ages of 14 and 17are invited to submit short stories and poems that support the theme of LGBT equality: Changing Hearts and Minds. 55 more words

Writing Competitions

Pop Tart: The day Divers/Cité died

Rumours are flying that Montreal’s original Gay Pride and queer arts festival Divers/Cité has called it a day after 22 years. The festival is credited for largely putting Montreal on the international gay map in the 1990s, fueling a boom in local gay tourism and the further development of the Gay Village and LGBT communities. 1,785 more words

Local News

Homophobic bullying in Nottinghamshire is to be tackled by you, the public.

Members of the public are being urged to pledge not to be bystanders in order to reduce the number of young people being bullied for their sexuality. 281 more words

Education

Launch of Stop LGBT Hate Crime Helpline

Stop Hate UK are pleased to announce the launch of a helpline offering advice, support and telephone-based advocacy to victims of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Hate Crime. 452 more words

Hate Crime

Trans people have been let down

A very interesting read from Owen Jones in the Guardian, on the decision by British charity, Stonewall to be more trans inclusive:

Stonewall is right to bring our trans brothers and sisters in from the cold (The Guardian)

Society And Politics

GLAAD Honors Roland Emmerich with Kolzak Award

GLAAD will honor Roland Emmerich with its Stephen F. Kolzak Award, presented to an openly LGBT media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equality. 199 more words

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Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt on why the charity is going trans inclusive · PinkNews

As Stonewall England and Wales announced plans to begin lobbying on trans issues, PinkNews caught up with CEO Ruth Hunt to talk about the reasons why, and why now. 65 more words

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