In June 2012, the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) submitted its response to the government consultation on equal civil marriage.
For the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2012, European leaders sent a video message to LGBT teenagers.
Stonewall’s guide ‘Sexual Orientation. The Equality Act Made Simple’ was published in 2012.
‘What’s it got to do with me?’ from Stonewall gives ’10 reasons why you need to keep your local services on their toes’.
”The Bisexuality Report: Bisexual inclusion in LGBT equality and diversity’ was published by the Open University in February 2012.
Stonewall’s survey shows that the needs of gay and bisexual men are often overlooked by health services.
In February 2012, Ofsted published a ‘Good practice resource — A whole-school approach to tackling homophobic bullying and ingrained attitudes: Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form’.
In January 2012, a jury in Derby found three men guilty of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation in the first criminal conviction in Britain for this offence.
On 7 December 2011, the Government published its transgender action plan ‘Advancing transgender equality. A plan for action’.
On 8 December 2011, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke announced that people who murder disabled or transgender people in hate crime attacks will face life sentences with a starting point of 30 years.