‘If you want to be heard, speak in unison’

Assistant general secretary stresses the importance of unions

LGBT conference opens in Brighton

Vice-president opens LGBT conference with thanks to delegates for all they’ve achieved

Conference discusses fighting back against the politics of hate

LGBT delegates hear of fears after EU referendum and pledge to fight rise of hate crime after the vote

ILGA co-secretary general says: ‘We are stronger together’

Ruth Baldacchino tells LGBT conference that decades of mobilising gives us valuable experience for the future

Delegates back call to improve representation

Under-representation – particularly among young members – cited as a problem that needs to be tackled

LGBT conference applauds recruitment award winners

Vice president Carol Sewell hands out awards and urges delegates to continue the excellent work

LGBT delegates develop themes of inclusivity

Delegates debate a range of motions on how best to increase inclusivity while being sensitive on language issues

UNISON pledges continued support to fight discrimination of LGBT members

General secretary highlights work done by the union’s LGBT members as conference convenes in Wales

UNISON’s LGBT members face continuing prejudice and discrimination, in and outside work

UNISON stands against discrimination no matter what form it takes. We will continue to fight it alongside all of you until the stain of prejudice is finally eradicated from our society, and the equal rights of legislation are borne out through real equality across our country.

How are cuts affecting LGBT people and services?

UNISON commissions research on implications of public spending cuts

Retired members sought for UNISON self-organised group conferences

National retired members’ organisation asks for submissions from members wanting to attend disabled members’, LGBT members’, Black members and women’s conferences as delegates in October, November, January and February

Are we making a difference for equality in your workplace?

Can you spare five minutes to help UNISON win equality in the workplace?

♡ UNISON: the union helped me be the person I knew I was

‘I am moved to tears and utterly overwhelmed by your support. Thank you’

UNISON welcomes transgender equality report

The union calls for the resources to be made available to implement the recommendations of House of Commons Women and Equalities Inquiry into transgender equality

Remembering Rizwan Sheikh

Funeral oration for Rizwan Sheikh, UNISON Black LGBT activist, who died on 12 November