‘Combating discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity. Council of Europe standards’ was published by the Council of Europe in 2011.
On 17 June 2011, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a Resolution expressing grave concern about acts of violence and discrimination against individuals because of their sexual orientation and gender identity.
In June 2011, the Council of Europe published ‘Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in Europe’.
In June 2011, Galop published ‘Shining the light: 10 keys to becoming a trans positive organisation’ by Ben Gooch.
Published in 2011 by Stonewall, ‘Straight Allies. How to help create gay-friendly workplaces’ covers the critical role straight people play in creating gay-friendly workplaces.
‘Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality: Moving Forward’ was published in March 2011.
In March 2011, the Rainbow Project published ‘Through Our Eyes – Experiences of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People in the Workplace.’
In May 2010, the Equality Challenge Unit published updated guidance: ‘Trans staff and students in higher education’.
On 18 January 2011, a gay couple won their discrimination claim against the owners of a hotel in a case which was funded and led by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
The Equal Love campaign aims to challenge the twin bans on gay marriages and heterosexual civil partnerships.