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Stonewall UK: LGBT+ Leader Ruth Hunt Becomes Life Peer In House of Lords

Stonewall UK: LGBT+ Leader Ruth Hunt Becomes Life Peer In House of Lords

Ruth Hunt, who was chief executive of Stonewall UK until August this year, forging strong links with the Rainbow Project NI, has been made a cross-bench (independent) life peer in Theresa May’s parting honours list. 39-year-old Hunt, who has worked in senior positions in the organisation since 2011, had been appointed chief executive in 2014, […]

UK: House of Lords Endorses Marriage Equality

The House of Lords has approved the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill, which will introduce marriage equality for England and Wales, despite two days of heavy debate on the Bill. By voting against a motion to block the Bill passing to committee level, tabled by Lord Dear, the House of Lords approved the Bill by 242 […]