‘All they’ve done is ignite a toxic debate’

UNISON says the government’s response to the Gender Recognition Act consultation is a missed opportunity and has, once again, let down the trans community

UNISON conferences go virtual

Disabled and LGBT+ members are invited to remotely attend a series of events organised specifically for them – online and live

Large UNISON LGBT+ balloon at London Pride

Pride is a protest – get ready for our virtual event

Get set to join UNISON’s virtual Pride is a protest event this weekend

UNISON equality survey 2020 – tell us about your experiences during the pandemic

Tell us about your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – and join the prize draw for shopping vouchers

head and shoulders portrait of Jenny Harvey

Blog: Why reform of the Gender Recognition Act is essential

Jenny Harvey is a member of UNISON’s trans network, part of the West Midlands regional LGBT+ group and a member of UNISON’s health service group executive. Here, she explains why reform of the Gender Recognition Act is long overdue

Inside the hall during a UNISON conference

COVID sees remaining 2020 conferences cancelled

President and general secretary announce decision, with social distancing and health and safety concerns set to continue for some time

Why we need allies more than ever

Against a backdrop of a rise in hate crimes, UNISON has launched new guidance on how LGBT+ members can be supported

Letter to the Morning Star

Letter on behalf of UNISON’s presidential team and general secretary regarding the shocking, vile, transphobic cartoon that appeared in the Morning Star last week

A Proud to be in Unison ballon at a rally

A union that keeps making LGBT+ history

It’s LGBT History Month, so there’s no better time to explore UNISON’s contribution to the struggle for equality.

Behind the headlines on the Magazine site.
A UNISON Pride in our Work balloon and flags

A union that keeps making LGBT+ history

It’s LGBT History Month, so there’s no better time to explore UNISON’s contribution to the struggle for equality

Winning battles big and small: November in UNISON

In the heat of the general election fight, let’s take a moment to recognise all of the other brilliant battles (and awards) that UNISON has won this month

Time to be inspired by our LGBT+ award winners

Annual awards recognise work by regional LGBT+ groups that help to promote the union inside and outside the workplace

‘The sooner we can kick them out, the better!’

President calls on LGBT+ activists to help get the vote out for the general election

Making sure there are no outsiders

LGBT+ conference hears of the need to inclusive education

LGBT+ delegates debate a packed agenda

From mental health to domestic abuse, rising hate crime to the gender recognition act, conference sets a busy pace