Author Archives: DLGBT+ Staff

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:{%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, […]


Good folks, if you fancy a bit of spoken word goodness this Saturday evening, come to LGB-QWERTY for the third in our series of events marking #50years.  As we’ve already […]

LGBT+ History: Goodwin v UK

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 […]

LGBT+ History: TDOR

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 […]