LGBTQ Pride

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Kingsley Napley are publishing a series of blogs to celebrate Pride and to raise awareness about the issues facing LGBTQ people in our communities.

26 February 2020

Equal civil partnerships finally allow equal access to tax and inheritance perks

Legal recognition of relationships has dramatically changed in the UK and across most western countries. With an urge for equality and to recognise same-sex relationships, the government first introduced civil partnerships for same-sex couples in 2005 and subsequently same sex-couples could legally marry from 2014.

Sameena Munir

19 February 2020

Same Sex Relationships and Probate Disputes

In 2011, research commissioned by the well-known charity Stonewall concluded that people over 55 who were in a same sex relationship were less likely to see biological family members on a regular basis.  Over half of the people surveyed felt that their sexual orientation had, or would have, a negative effect on getting older and would make life more complicated.

Laura Phillips

5 July 2019

Letter to a Homophobe

We are marking each day in the week leading up to London Pride with a blog highlighting LGBTQ+ issues from home and abroad.

Melinka Berridge

5 July 2019

Hidden Flags

This time last year I wrote about why language matters and how as an LGBTQ ally it was my duty to speak up.  What I’ve been thinking about this year in the run up to Pride 2019 is how much the ability to speak openly and freely is itself an important privilege.

Mary Young

4 July 2019

Teach them young – the importance of shaking up the national curriculum

We are marking each day in the week leading up to London Pride with a blog highlighting LGBTQ+ issues from home and abroad.

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