Monthly Archives: October 2017

LGBT+ History: Human Fertilisation Act

As an update to the previous 1990 Act this legislation was introduced to bring the law upto date with modern science and social concerns. [https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2008/22/pdfs/ukpga_20080022_en.pdf] The appropriate sections which were […]

Rainbow Writers celebration evening

Rainbow Writers was a project which saw creative writing workshops delivered to Derbyshire LGBT+ social support groups between May and October this year. The project would like to celebrate completion […]

LGBT+ History: Gender Recognition Act

In 2004 the government passed this act after pressure from the European Court Of Human Rights, following rulings on the Goodwin & I v’s UK case link: https://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng#{%22itemid%22:[%22001-60596%22]} In the […]

LGBT+ History: Civil Partnerships

The Civil Partnership Act is passed in 2004, granting legal civil partnership in the United Kingdom. The Act gives same-sex couples the same rights and responsibilities as married straight couples in England, […]