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Manchester: NHS staff to wear ‘rainbow badges’ to support LGBT patients

Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust (GMMH) announced on Friday that staff would be taking part in the scheme, which helps lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. A spokesman for the trust said: "Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust has signed up to the NHS Rainbow initiative and we are supporting staff to wear the NHS rainbow badges. "The initiative is a simple way to signal to our LGBT service […]

today12th August 2019


Japan elects first openly-gay politician to national parliament

'This acknowledges that we are here’ politician Taiga Ishikawa said of LGBTI people as he won a seat in Japan’s Upper House Japan on Monday (22 July) elected its first openly-gay politician to the country’s national parliament. LGBTI rights activist turned lawmaker Taiga Ishikawa won a seat for the main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ) in the Upper House. ‘I was calling for the acknowledgment of LGBT people […]

today22nd July 2019