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National Hate Crime Awareness Week

National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018 is taking place from 13th – 20th October 2018 A crime that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity. Police forces in England, Wales...

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National Coming Out Day

Come out for LGBT Thursday 11th October sees the return on National coming out day. This yearly event sees an influx of LGBT people coming out. If you're on social media look out for the #ComingOut & #ComeOutForLGBT or you could always take a look at...

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Same Sex Marriage

Both marriage and civil partnership certificates are available to anyone to purchase but they will need to know the name of both husbands, wives or civil partners, the date and the location of the ceremony. Religious ceremonies It is not possible to...

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Consent: Yes, yes, yes!

Sexual Health Week 2018 This year's Sexual Health Week is all about consent, a topic that underpins all our work on relationships, sexual health and wellbeing. Consent: Yes, yes, yes! will be talking about how consent is about far more than saying ‘No’ to...

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Hate Crime

There are a number of ways to report a homophobic hate crime or incident. In an emergency call 999 At other times you can contact your local police force by dialling 101. A hate incident is defined as any act, which may or may not be a crime, that the...

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Please don’t stop the music!

Leicester pride may now be over. But that's doesn't mean the music has to stop. We are all music fan's here at LGBT+ Hinckley and you may have noticed from our poor puns relating to music. We are also trying to resist our founder's wishes from including...

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Sex Education

Just one in six LGBT young people have been taught about healthy same-sex relationships, and many teachers still aren’t sure whether they are allowed to talk about LGBT issues in the classroom. In schools that teach about LGBT issues, LGBT young people are...

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Together we are stopping HIV

TEST It’s a good idea to test at least once a year. Test negative and end worries and doubt. Test positive and you can enjoy a long, healthy life – by testing early and starting treatment in time. TREAT The sooner someone with HIV starts treatment, the...

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Quick Escape!

You may have noticed we have a beautiful new website but also has a few great features such as the “quick escape” button. If you're on our website and need to be discreet and need to get away from our website due to prying eyes or POS (parents over...

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LGBT Timeline & Milestones

Take a look back at how far we have come. It may surprise you have some events have only been recent.   1951 Roberta Cowell is the first known British trans woman to undergo reassignment surgery and have her birth certificate changed. 1958...

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Your Health & Well Being

Here are some answers to some questions that you may have regarding your health and wellbeing: At what age can I use a health service without needing a parent, guardian or carer to be involved? If you’re older than 16 you can register with a doctor without...

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