Remembering LGBT+ history – and those who are struggling today

LGBT+ History Month is more important than ever, as the pandemic adds to the isolation felt by many LGBT+ people as a result of their gender identity or sexuality

Eillen Best

Blog: LGBT+, COVID-19 and mental health

Eileen Best, of UNISON’s national LGBT+ committee, talks of the pandemic’s massive impact on mental wellbeing

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

Taking ‘pride’ in procurement

UNISON urges stronger attention to ethical procurement practices in the light of companies’ pursuit of ‘the pink pound’

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

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

‘Every vote will count in this election’

Christina McAnea urges LGBT+ delegates to ensure that people are registered to vote next month

World Menopause Day

The menopause is a workplace issue which means that it is a UNISON issue. Ahead of World Menopause Day on Friday 18th October, UNISON’s equalities team have launched their campaign on the menopause.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 20 November

Every year on 20th November the lives of trans and gender-diverse people reported murdered in the last 12 months are remembered.

Large UNISON LGBT+ balloon at London Pride

Pride and protest

UNISON LGBT+ group joins Pride parade in London to celebrate, to show solidarity and to protest against continuing bigotry and intolerance

Conference unanimously gives LGBT the + factor

Renaming LGBT+ group will future-proof it and increase inclusivity