Throughout the recent crisis in Afghanistan, Stonewall have called for international support for LGBTQ+ Afghans, and for their recognition as a priority group for resettlement in the UK. Under the current regime, they face persecution, torture and a very real risk to their lives.
They have now confirmed that the first 29 LGBTQ+ Afghans have arrived in Britain to begin new lives free from persecution.
Stonewall have been working closely with the Foreign Office and Rainbow Railroad to support LGBTQ+ Afghans to find passage to safety. The UK is playing a world-leading role in these efforts, and we hope these arrivals will be the first of many.
In the midst of a formative year for the UK, QUEERCIRCLE is looking to the future with the launch of a new permanent cultural space in the pioneering Design District.
Working at the intersection of arts, culture and social action, their ground-breaking community-focused programme will champion the arts and strengthen links between culture, health and wellbeing.
Help them raise £40,000 to open vital cultural, safe space for the LGBTQ+ community.
This plaque has been installed opposite at 11 Wilcox Road, Vauxhall SW8 which was the location of where ‘Powders laundrette’ was based in the film ‘My Beautiful Launderette’.
In a world where plastic has become public enemy number one, the Woodland Trust is making a pledge to phase out the use of plastic tree guards on their estate and replace them with more sustainable materials by the end of 2021.
The More in Common Network is a collection of groups across the UK working to promote Jo Cox's powerful more in common message in their communities.
Stonewall has published a new four year strategy, alongside a more energising, bolder look and feel with a refreshed brand.
Rainbow Crossings have been popping up all over London's roads over the last few years as a way to celebrate LGBT+ residents, workers, and visitors.
The London LGBT Forums Network have researched which London Boroughs and Authorities have installed the crossings and where. Read More
Freelands Foundation announces the award of £1.27m in grants to three organisations promoting racial inclusion through art education: Iniva, in London; Nottingham-based New Art Exchange; and Create London.
Restaurants Lament the End of Soho’s Much-Lauded Outdoor Dining Scheme.
Traffic has been re-introduced to Soho’s streets from the end of September 2021, which will mean an end to the in-street tables and chairs which have redefined central London’s entertainment district at evenings and weekends for over a year. (Image by Michaël Protin)
Outings in Art has formed a link with British Land’s Regent’s Place development. As part of Regent’s Place's commitment to diversity and inclusion, they actively support Regent’s Pride LGBTQ+ staff network [RPN].
Our expanded community partnerships now also include the Camden People’s Theatre and we are currently working on a joint workshop theatre piece with them and MOSAIC LGBT Youth Centre.
We continue to offer advice and support to our friends at the wonderful Arts Project and their major annual LGBTQ+ art exhibition ‘Loudest Whispers’, which this year is at its traditional home of St Pancras Conference Centre plus a new satellite venue courtesy of Old Diorama Arts Centre.
HUXLEY PARLOUR ‐ Stay connected via their Website
South Bank Centre ‐ Although closed, the show must go on(line). Read More
London Museums ‐ Tour your favourite museums in the comfort of your home. Read More
SEEDS OF LIGHT ‐ Step into an immersive exhibition experience with a 3D tour of Tiffanie Delune’s exhibition. Read More
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