New Government Action Plan Pledges to Improve the Lives of LGBT People

On Tuesday 3 July, the Government Equalities Office published the LGBT Action Plan: Improving the Lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People.

  • action plan responds to the largest national survey of LGBT people in the world
  • government to end conversion therapy as survey shows 2% of respondents have undergone conversion therapy, and a further 5% have been offered it
  • plan includes over 70 commitments, including appointing a national adviser to reduce inequality for LGBT people
  • government pledges £4.5million of funding to deliver the plan

The LGBT Action Plan will be published alongside the results of the largest national survey of LGBT people ever undertaken. The survey, which had over 108,000 respondents, shows LGBT people are experiencing prejudice on a daily basis.

You can read the survey Summary and Action Plan here:

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