1997: Stephen Twigg becomes first openly gay MP at the time of his election. Ben Bradshaw, also openly gay, is also elected just 21 minutes later.
In 2000 the Goodwin v United Kingdom case, judges from the European Commission of Human Rights ruled that the UK Government should accommodate the needs of Trans* people by issuing new […]
In 2000 The UK Government lifted the ban on LGBT+ people serving in the armed forces. Prior to this, the Armed Forces Policy and Guidelines on Homosexuality stated that the […]
Trans* Day of Remembrance is founded in the USA in 1999, and then later commemorated in the UK and worldwide, to remember those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia […]
In 1998 Waheed Alli becomes the first openly gay member of the House of Lords and one of a few openly gay Muslims. Alli has used his political position to argue […]