LGBT History Month
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In 1995/6 Alex Carlile's Private Members Bill proposed the means to correct transsexual people's birth certificates and status.
 
In 1995/6 Alex Carlile's Private Members Bill proposed the means to correct transsexual people's birth certificates and status. Christine Burns tells more here
 
In 1997, Press for Change was invited for the first time to take a booth in the exhibition accompanying the first Labour Conference following Tony Blair's landslide victory.
 
In 1997, Press for Change was invited for the first time to take a booth in the exhibition accompanying the first Labour Conference following Tony Blair's landslide victory. More >
         
                 
   
On 30th October 1997, Press for Change delivered a 10,000 signature petition to 10 Downing Street and then held a press conference in the Palace of Westminster.
 
On 30th October 1997, Press for Change delivered a 10,000 signature petition to 10 Downing Street and then held a press conference in the Palace of Westminster. More >
 
Gender Recognition Act
 

Gender Recognition Act: A personal perspective

One person's experience of witnessing history in the making.   More >

     
On April 16th 2002 around 100 trans people took to the streets of London to campaign against proposed new restrictions to accessing gender reassignment services and trans health care.
On April 16th 2002 around 100 trans people took to the streets of London to campaign against proposed new restrictions to accessing gender reassignment services and trans health care. More >
Photo by Richard C. Wandel March on Albany
According to the The Advocate, on March 14th, 1971 between 2,500-3,000 people marched in the American state capital to demand civil rights for homosexuals. More > External
   
A new book about Samuel Steward, “Secret Historian” by Justin Spring, reveals a little-documented strand of gay life in the middle decades of the 20th century.
A new book about Samuel Steward, “Secret Historian” by Justin Spring, reveals a little-documented strand of gay life in the middle decades of the 20th century. More > External
   
   
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