LGBT Links

LGBTAC Links

These links are provided to sites which we hope will be of interest. Neither the LGBTAC or the Union can take responsibility for the content of the pages arrived at via these links at any time. If you would like to see a link added or removed, please contact the LGBTAC via equality@cwu.org explaining why the link should be added or deleted.



 The Gender Trust

The Gender Trust is one of the most respected organisations dealing with issues on behalf of the Transgender community. Their national helpline can be contacted by phoning 0845 231 0505

TUC
The TUC says it is the voice of Britain at work with more than 70 unions affiliated with more than 6.7 million members. The TUC campaign to convince the government to extend anti-discriminaiton laws to cover lesbians and gays is in its second phase with the launch of the report Straight Up!


LGBT Labour [www.lgbtlabour.org.uk]: The Labour Campaign for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Rights is the national body working through the Labour movement to promote the rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and trans people. For more information email info@lgbtlabour.org.uk or write to

PO Box 306, London
, N5 25Y.

Terrence Higgins
Terrence Higgins Trust is Europe's leading HIV/AIDS charity. They deliver health promotion campaigns and direct support to people who are at risk or living with HIV across the UK, especially people from the African community and gay men and the people close to them.


Amnesty
All over the world, lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people are being criminalised, tortured or ill-treated because of their sexuality.

Amnesty and their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Network is working to expose these human rights abuses.

Amnesty International LGBT - www.amnesty.org.uk/lgbt


ACAS
Until the Commission for Equality and Human Rights is up and working, the ACAS website has advice on sexual orientation discrimination.

Tel: 08457 47 47 47 Website: www.acas.org.uk


Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
In Northern Ireland, sexual orientation discrimination is covered by this commission.
Telephone: 028 90 500600 or email: information@equalityni.org or visit the website: www.equalityni.org/


Worksmart -TUC site for rights
Thorough basic information on rights - www.worksmart.org.uk/


Government Women and Equality Unit
Has information on the developments on orientation law - www.womenandequalityunit.gov.uk/


Unite Against Fascism
www.uaf.org.uk/


Searchlight (anti fascist)
www.searchlightmagazine.com/


Jamaican Organisation
www.jflag.org/index.shtml


LGBT Domestic Violence
HELPLINE:08452 60 44 60 (Mondays to Fridays 9am-1pm and 2pm-5pm Staffed by LGBT people. Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experiencing domestic violence. www.broken-rainbow.org.uk/



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