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  • Event: Sep 26, 2020 6:45 PM - 7:35 PM
    Lib Dem Conference (Online)
    A joint even with Lib Dem Seekers of Sanctuary, taking place as part of Lib Dem Conference.
    UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group's Leila Zadeh and Christine Jardine MP will be joining LD4SOS to examine the legal and political challenges facing LGBT+ asylum seekers in the UK.
  • Event: Sep 27, 2020 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Lib Dem Conference (Online)
    LGBT+ LD at Lib Dem Conference.
    Coronavirus has had specific impacts on LGBT+ people, with issues around homelesness, domestic abuse, access to healthcare, and more.
    We are very pleased to be joined by representatives from Stonewall, Albert Kennedy Trust, Gendered Intelligence, and of course the Liberal Democrats.
  • Event: Sep 22, 2020 7:00 PM - Sep 23, 2020 1:30 PM
    Bi Visibility Day is on 23 September, and to celebrate we are bringing you a pair of events.
    Join us from 7PM on 22nd September for a session about being a bi candidate, from selection to the experience of being an out by candidate.
    On 23rd September at 12PM we'll be hosting bisexuality 101. What's it like being bi in 2020? How do bi people's experiences vary with the rest of the LGBT+ umbrella?
    Make sure to RSVP here.
  • Article: Sep 2, 2020
    By Plus Lib Dems & Wera Hobhouse

    Two years ago the Government opened a consultation on reforming the Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA) proposing amongst its measures that the requirement for a person to undergo an humiliating, unnecessarily pathologising, and arduous medicalised transition route before they could apply for the simple dignity of having their human rights recognised would be removed and replaced with a simple, non-medicalised system.

  • Article: Aug 12, 2020

    Following the elections in July we're pleased to announce that a new Executive has taken office. A big thank you to everybody who took part in these elections.

    We are pleased to announce that your new Exec is:

    • Chair: Gareth Lewis Shelton
    • Vice Chair: Stephen Lambert
    • Secretary: Andy Hinton
    • Treasurer: Vacant
    • Membership Secretary: Jasmine Jos├ęphine Sakura-Rose
    • Ordinary Members:
      • Charley Hasted
      • Em Dean
      • Fraser Graham
      • George Rice
      • Jennie Rigg
      • Lucy Tonge
      • Natasha Chapman
  • Party President Sal Brinton speaking on the Trans and Intersex Health motion in Bournemouth, 2015
    Article: Jun 19, 2020

    LGBT+ Lib Dems have signed a joint statement with other political party's LGBT+ groups, over the recent announcements on trans rights. Our chair Dave Page said "It's good to see the LGBT+ groups in political parties working together on this important issue. We must now use our influence in our respective parties to deliver concrete action.

  • key_vote
    Article: Jun 10, 2020
    Our delayed Executive elections are kicking off on Monday 15th June. Members at this time will be able to stand and vote in the elections.
    Current members should have had an email confirming their membership - if you have any questions (and it isn't in your spam folder!) please contact us. Members of the Liberal Democrats can join us online before Monday to be involved.
  • Holly Cosmo wearing an Agender flag space T-shirt
    Article: May 19, 2020

    LGBT+ Lib Dems executive member Holly Cosmo answers common questions for Agender Pride Day.

    May 19th is commemorated as Agender Pride Day. I'm agender, and I'm used to that not being a terribly well-understood word, so today I'd like to answer some questions people might have for agender people.

    What does agender mean?

  • Article: May 17, 2020

    Our Honorary President Layla Moran talks about being LGBTQ+ during Coronavirus lockdown for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia - the Global page (IDAHOBIT) 2020.

  • Lib Dems at Leeds Pride 2018 with Gender Reform Act Banner
    Article: Mar 31, 2020

    Life has changed significantly in the last few weeks, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Things that used to be easy have become harder. Routine medical care has all but vanished. Our social spaces have largely become inaccessible, or replaced by online gatherings. We are stuck indoors with people we may not be used to spending so much time with. Some of us are stuck with people who are hostile or violent.


September 2020
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM LGBT+LD Councillors Forum
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM LGBT+LD Councillors Forum
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM LGBT+ Reflections on Covid-19

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