Cardiff City wins LGBT branch organising award

Scotland and the North West also pick up trophies as the annual LGBT recruitment awards are announced in Harrogate

Giving LGBT the plus factor

Delegates at UNISON’s LGBT conference unanimously backed changing the group’s name to LGBT+ to boost inclusivity

‘Thank you for making people’s lives better’

UNISON president Gordon McKay praises delegates for all the work they do

LGBT delegates hear of the need for more safe spaces

CEO of Touchstone charity addresses conference about the work the organisation does

Cross-branch working and pensions concern conference

Delegates also hear emotional debates on ‘conversion therapy’ and the lack of marriage equality in Northern Ireland

Delegates discuss international concerns

Conference hears of treatment of the Palestinian people, plus the plight of LGBT workers in Colombia, Turkey and Jamaica

LGBT History Month helps us challenge prejudice

There are plenty of resources available for activists to use during LGBT History Month

UNISON launches model trans equality policy

On Trans Day of Remembrance, the new policy will help workers and employers, and challenge transphobia in the workplace

‘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

Take our equality survey and you could win a free holiday

Last year nearly 5,000 UNISON members took part in our equality survey. Take part this year and you might win a holiday.

Agreement on building fire and rescue equality welcomed

Employers, unions and other stakeholders sign memorandum of understanding

Cutbacks leaving LGBT people without specialist mental and sexual health support

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are facing long waits for appointments at gender identity clinics and being denied specialist mental health counselling because of cutbacks, says new research published today (Tuesday) by UNISON. Sexual health and youth support has also been scaled down. This has resulted in reduced opening hours, cuts to the […]

LGBT conference stress that we’re ‘stronger in UNISON’

Delegates look back at a tumultuous year – and forward to building the community of the union

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