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Job Vacancy at Brighton Rise

PROJECT WORKER – GB&T (Gay, Bisexual & Trans* Men) 1 year Fixed-term Contract scp 26 – 28 (£22,937– £24,472) 37 hours per week Quote ref PWG 05/15/04 We are looking for a Project Worker to join our National award winning charity.  They will be working in the newly created Gay and Bisexual Men and Trans* [...]

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Domestic Abuse and Disability- An LGBT Perspective

Disability and domestic abuse is a toxic combination with heightened risks and additional barriers to reporting. The new Serious Crimes Act which received royal assent in March 2015, included criminalising coercive control for the first time. Coercive control concerns patterns of behaviour which cause mental and emotional harm rather than physical. These can include threats, intimidation, and [...]

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PRESS RELEASE #Early Day Motion 653

A press release is available to download  here: Campaign for safe accomodatio for LGBT survivors PRESS RELEASE Research quoted is available from the following links: 1] Early Day Motion 653, Domestic Abuse in the LGBT Community. See:www.parliament.uk/edm/2014-15/653. [2] Stonewall (2008), Prescription for Change: Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health Check. [3] Stonewall (2011), Gay and Bisexual Men’s Health Survey. [4] LGBT Youth Scotland and Scottish [...]

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LGBT Domestic Abuse – Please Lobby your MP to Support the Campaign

A cross-party group of MPs, alongside LGBT Housing Association Stonewall Housing, have tabled an Early Day Motion highlighting the issue of domestic abuse in the LGBT community. In the run-up to the General Election we think it’s vital that everything be done to raise the profile of this issue, so we’d like to encourage everyone [...]

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