The trans caucus receiving it's award for caucus of the year from vice president Amerit Rait at UNISON's LGBT+ conference in Edinburgh

LGBT+ awards make a welcome return in Edinburgh

The trans caucus, together with Northern Ireland and North West regions, pick up the first awards since COVID began

UNISON president Andrea Egan addressing UNISON's LGBT+ conference

‘We need to continue the fight … let’s join the winter of solidarity’

UNISON president Andrea Egan says the Tories “have our rights in their sights”

Jackie Lewis at the rostrum, accepting her lifetime achievement award at UNISON's LGBT+ 2022 conference

‘Living legend’ Jackie Lewis given LGBT+ lifetime achievement award

LGBT+ conference rises to celebrate a lifetime of campaigning

Dr Julia Ehrt, the executive director of ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) World addressing UNISON LGBT+ conference 2022

‘Being inclusive is not only the right thing … it is a strategic necessity’

Dr Julia Ehrt, executive director of ILGA World praises UNISON and tells conference: “It is time for LGBTI movement to learn – trans exclusion weakens your own cause.”

Delegates at UNISON's 2022 LGBT+ conference join together with general secretary Christina McAnea and president Andrea Egan to show support for trans rights.

Delegates discuss tackling hate and persecution around the world

From the workplace to the Rwanda policy, to Ukraine and Ghana, LGBT+ delegates debate a worrying situation

Christina McAnea addressing UNISON's LGBT+ conference

Christina McAnea: ‘It’s great to be loud and proud’

General secretary tells UNISON LGBT+ conference that there’s still much to do on equalities and trans equality cannot be treated as some ‘poor relation’