Celebrating LGBTQI+ Figures in History

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For Pride Month 2022, we wanted to highlight 3 figures in LGBTQI+ history to celebrate how far the community has come.

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Stop Hate UK thanks students at Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School for their kind donation

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Students at Ramsgate’s Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School have donated £1004 to Stop Hate UK.

Stop Hate UK was chosen by the students of the Rothschild-Pearce house to be the charity of choice for this academic year after receiving the most student votes in a poll of four charities.

The donation was presented to our ambassador, Libertines band member Gary Powell  during a school assembly.

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Why Pride Still Matters

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Visibility does not mean equality. Diversity does not mean representation.

While there are more LGBTQI+ public figures and more LGBTQI+ stories than ever on our screens, phones, and news feeds, we are also seeing rising numbers in hate crimes against the LGBTQI+ community. 

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What Does Pride Mean to You? – by Stop Hate UK Team

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To start off this year’s Pride Month, Stop Hate UK’s team members share what ‘Pride’ means to them in this collection of personal experiences, reflections on how far we have come as a society, how far we have left to go and a hope for an equal, inclusive and Hate-free society.

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Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death

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It has been two years since the murder of George Floyd by a policeman who kneeled on his neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds, suffocating him to death.

The policeman, Derek Chauvin, has been sentenced to 22.5 years in prison after pleading guilty. But did Chauvin’s conviction lead to deeper scrutiny into police brutality and bring change to systemic racism in America and the rest of the world?

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The Loneliness of Hate Crime

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As a South Asian Muslim woman, I have countless incidents of hate and discrimination that I have faced in my life. I grew up in Hong Kong and moved to the UK in 2016. Hate and discrimination in all forms exists everywhere, because I have experienced it everywhere I have been.

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Mental Health Awareness Week (9th May – 15th May)

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From 9th May to 15th May, people across the country are encouraged to share their stories, break the stigma, and create a change around how we approach mental health.

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Stephen Lawrence Day

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Remembering Stephen Today marks the 29 years since the senseless murder of Stephen Lawrence. The thoughts of everyone here at Stop Hate UK are with Doreen and Neville, and all of the Lawrence family. In 1993, Stephen Lawrence was like most young people: sociable, talented and ambitious; hoping to become an architect.  Tragically, however, Stephen… Read more Stephen Lawrence Day

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Transgender Day of Visibility

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What is Transgender Day of Visibility? Before Transgender Day of Visibility ever existed, there was only one day in the entire calendar dedicated to the transgender community, which is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to remember all the transgender people who lost their lives to violence and suicide. In 2009, American Transgender activist… Read more Transgender Day of Visibility

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Is Your Workplace Autism-Friendly?

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Hear from our Hate Crime Community Engagement Worker, Kieran Reynolds, on his experiences in the workplace as an autistic person. By Kieran Reynolds Last year, The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published data that shows just 22% of autistic adults are in any kind of employment. This is despite research from the National Autistic Society… Read more Is Your Workplace Autism-Friendly?

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