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When Discrmination Clashes

The LGBT+ community has made great progress in recent years in its movement towards equality, acceptance and inclusivity.  Complete equality does, however, remain elusive. It is unsettling that the transgender community receives more scorn from the...

All Businesses should make sure their Staff is trained on Employment Law

The case reported in the press regarding the sex discrimination of an acting manager of a fish and chip shop in Nottingham demonstrates that all business owners must make absolutely sure that their management staff are familiar with current employment law...

Northen Ireland finally has Same-sex Marriage Law

Four years after the rest of the UK and the Republic of Ireland legalised same-sex marriage, Northern Ireland has now passed a law to permit same-sex marriage from midnight yesterday despite the strenuous efforts of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) who...

Gareth Thomas

The news that Gareth Thomas has publicly announced his HIV status to thwart attempted blackmail by unnamed individuals in the press is extremely brave. Gay Lawyers applauds Gareth Thomas for his admirable stance and reiterates that nobody should have...

The Rising Tide of Homophobic Crime

The unwelcome statistics on homophobic crimes which have been widely reported in the press show a significant rise in LGBT hate crimes with such crimes doubling between 2013-14 and 2017-18 with a continuing trend towards crimes of violence from common...
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