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Six years ago, when I was Equalities Minister, I was due to attend a celebration of #IDAHOBIT with Ministers from a dozen EU countries (THREAD) #FlashbackFriday IDAHOBIT
My colleague @lfeatherstone , who was leading the efforts on the Same Sex Marriage Bill, had initiated a document that called for action on LGBT+ rights, which was to be signed by the Ministers at this event. Copy of signed pledge for LGBT+ rights
The Conservatives were copied in all along as the doc was drafted & didn’t bat an eyelid. Then, suddenly just 3 days before I was due to travel…
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On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia. (#IDAHOBIT), we're looking back at some pieces we're very proud to have published on Platform at @MetroUK. A THREAD.

1. LGBT+ role models are needed more than ever, writes @SarahGarrettSPM metro.co.uk/2019/02/01/lgb…
2. I was bullied at school for being gay, so I returned as a teacher to give LGBT students a voice, writes Chris Woodley metro.co.uk/2019/02/05/bul…
3. Finally you can watch TV and see we – as black gay men – are worthy of love, write @Dom_and_Nick metro.co.uk/2019/04/29/fin…
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Some of the achievements for which @brummytaff has been awarded the Lily Summers award at @WelshLabour conference (feel free to add any I forgot!) ...
Founder member of the @barnardos LGBT network
Worked to support LGBT asylum seekers
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