The Liberal Democrats stand out among other major parties by placing equality at the core of their policy-making process. They have consistently championed the rights of marginalized communities, including the LGBT+ community. The following list highlights the democratically determined policies of the entire party, not just LGBT+ Liberal Democrats:
- Advancing toward complete equality in marriage by continuing to support and promote Equal Marriage rights.
- Allowing the Church of England to conduct same-sex marriages if it chooses to do so, ensuring equal treatment for all couples.
- Introducing Mixed-sex civil partnerships, recognizing the diverse forms of committed relationships.
- Putting an end to the Spousal Veto and restoring trans marriages that were unjustly invalidated.
- Advocating for EU-wide recognition of same-sex marriage and civil partnerships, fostering equality across borders.
- Eliminating the discriminatory Blood donation ban that affects the LGBT+ community.
- Ending LGBT conversion therapy and extending the existing NHS Memorandum of Understanding to cover trans individuals.
- Addressing LGBTphobic bullying in schools, creating safe and inclusive learning environments for all students.
- Prohibiting homophobic chanting at sports matches, promoting respect and inclusivity in sporting events.
- Ensuring inclusive representations of sexualities in advertising, media, and sports, while promoting positive and accurate portrayals of transgender individuals in central government publications.
- Introducing "X" gender markers on passports, acknowledging and respecting non-binary and gender diverse individuals.
- Removing the requirement for a diagnosis of gender dysphoria in order to obtain legal gender recognition, streamlining and depathologising the process.
- Putting an end to the deportation of LGBT people to countries where they face persecution based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
- Establishing a Leadership Programme that supports future Parliamentary candidates from under-represented backgrounds through comprehensive training, mentoring, shadowing opportunities, and more.
These policies reflect the Liberal Democrats' commitment to equality, inclusivity, and human rights, ensuring that marginalized communities, including the LGBT+ community, are protected and empowered.