Legislation on incitement to hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation was passed in May 2008.
Stonewall’s 2008 report ‘Serves You Right: Lesbian and gay people’s expectations of discrimination’ shows that many lesbian and gay people still expect discrimination in their everyday lives.
The Citizens Advice report ‘Another Year On’ investigates the impact and unforeseen consequences of the Civil Partnership Act 2005.
Stonewall’s report, ‘Being the gay one: Experiences of lesbian, gay and bisexual people working in the health and social care sector’, was published on 15 June 2007.
In 2007, Stonewall published a report ‘Living together. British attitudes to lesbian and gay people’.
‘Gay and Grey, Lifting the lid on sexuality and ageing’ is a report on the needs, wants, fears and aspirations of older lesbians and gay men.
In March 2006, the International Lesbian and Gay Association issued the ‘Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health Report: Common Concerns, Local Issues’.
The Civil Partnership Act came into force on 5 December 2005 and the first ceremonies took place on 21st December.