Here’s what the three main parties are saying about LGBTQ people in their manifestos

There will be a general election on 12 December.

With the general election fast approaching, we took a look at what the three main parties were saying about LGBTQ people in their recently released manifestos – and more importantly, what they weren’t saying. ⁣


Led by Jeremy Corbyn

  • Reform the GRA to introduce self-declaration for trans and non-binary people
  • Remove all remaining areas of anti-LGBTQ legislation
  • Mandatory LGBTQ-inclusive education
  • Remove outdated language from the Equality Act of 2010
  • Tackle LGBTQ homelessness
  • Fully funded sexual health services, including a roll-out of PrEP
  • Appoint a dedicated LGBTQ Ambassador to the Foreign Office

Read Labour’s entire manifesto here.

Liberal Democrats

Led by Jo Swinson

  • Complete reform of the GRA
  • Introduce ‘Gender X’ option on passports
  • Require schools to introduce gender-neutral uniform policies
  • Address paternity leave inequalities for same-sex couples
  • Offer PrEP on the NHS
  • Extend the Equality Act to include all large companies with more than 250 employees
  • Stop the blood ban on LGBTQ people
  • Ensure adequate funding is given to mental health services, and that these services are LGBTQ-inclusive
  • Make all hate crimes aggravated offences

Read the Liberal Democrats’ entire manifesto here.


Led by Boris Johnson

  • Combat harassment and violence against LGBTQ people
  • Host an international LGBTQ conference

Read the Conservatives’ entire manifesto here.

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Published at Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:33:05 +0000