Nancy Kelley Britain city Jerusalem Pride LGBTQ+ Nancy Kelley Britain city Jerusalem

One in 10 still feel ‘disgust’ against LGBT people

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Death threats fail to stop 7,000 people marching at Jerusalem PrideLondon Pride: LGBTQ+ events in the capital this JuneWhen is Pride Month 2022 and why do people celebrate it?This Pride Month, people have been urged to ‘do more than wear a rainbow pin’ to encourage a further change in attitudes toward LGBTQ+ people.Nancy Kelley, CEO of Stonewall, said: Over the last 50 years, every battle for the rights of LGBTQ+ communities has been fought in the court of public opinion as well as in the corridors of power. ‘This data reminds us to celebrate how far we’ve come, as well as focus on how far there is to go. ‘Nobody should have to grow up and go through life worrying that the people around them feel disgusted by who they are.ð¬ð§ More British people identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual than ever before, according to official U.K.

stats body @ONS.ð³ï¸âð The number went up from 2.7% in 2019 to 3.1% in 2020. pic.twitter.com/vrERZlNDyE‘From the fight to decriminalise men who have sex with men, to the fight for trans people’s rights to be protected and respected, we’ve always relied on allies to stand alongside us. ‘That’s why, as we enter pride month, we need people to do more than wear a rainbow pin – we need everyone to show they take pride in our community, by stepping up and fighting for a more equal world.’The Take Pride report has suggested focusing on building respect among men, older people and in particular areas where negative views are more common.It adds: ‘It is clear that homophobia, biphobia and transphobia are closely interconnected.

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