LGBT

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) policy

Help us continue to tackle LGBT bullying in schools

A child with a rainbow of colours painted on their hands

Since 2014, the Government Equalities Office (GEO) has run programmes to prevent and tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools. As part of the commitments made in the LGBT Action Plan, we are announcing £1 million of additional funding so that this programme can be extended to additional schools in England.

Promoting LGBT equality globally

The UK Government is hosting the the Commonwealth Summit. This post explains why it is a great opportunity for the UK to show its commitment to ensuring equality for all people, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Guest post: How LGBT Consortium is tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying

This Anti-Bullying Week, we're highlighting the great work of charities around the UK who are tackling bullying. In this post, we hear from Jess MacIntyre at LGBT Consortium, who are leading 12 organisations to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.

Guest post: How Stonewall is supporting schools with faith values to support LGBT pupils

A photograph of Stonewall's gudiance documents

This Anti-Bullying Week, we're highlighting the great work of charities around the UK who are tackling bullying. In this post, Sidonie Bertrand-Shelton, Programmes Manager at Stonewall, shares some information about their work with schools with a religious character.

Guest Post: The Rainbow Flag Award and reducing homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools

This Anti-Bullying Week, we're highlighting the great work of charities around the UK who are tackling bullying. In this post, project coordinator of the Rainbow Flag Award, Rachel Williams, talks about their project and free resources available to schools.