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Pardons may be delivered for historical offences related to consensual same sex activity in the near future

The news that the Home Secretary is considering expanding the Government’s Disregards and Pardons scheme has been warmly welcomed by the LGBT community.  At the moment just nine types of offences appear on the Home Office list related to the...

Pre-nuptial Agreements and Same-sex Marriage

Gay people often face challenging attitudes from within their own families, particularly when it comes to their assets when a gay person finds a life partner and intends to get married.  Concerns are frequently expressed if there is a disparity between...

Italy rejects new law to protect the disabled, women and the LGBT sector

In a secret ballot, Italy’s parliamentarians voted to reject the proposed new law to strengthen the existing laws to protect the disabled, women and the LGBT sector from physical attack. The new law was proposed due to public outcry in response to a...

The continuing Battle for Parity for LGBT employees in the Workplace

The recent surprise ruling by Poland’s constitutional tribunal indicated that certain aspects of EU law clash with Poland’s own constitution, leading to speculation that Poland may consider leaving the EU.  No small part of the conflict...

Can football ever shake off homophobia?

The news story published in the tabloid newspaper the Sun, highlights the  continuing situation within football where homophobia is still permitted to polute the sport with no sanction for those fans who chant homophobia jeers at the players, or worse...
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