Article Tag: lgbtq

Residential care homes and the LGBTQ+ community

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Genevieve Powrie considers the unique challenges for the LGBTQ+ community when it comes to residential care homes. The challenges – are there LGBTQ+ care homes? It can be daunting to move into full residential care at any stage of life and from any walk of life. In some cases, it can particularly be so for… Read more »

Transgender change of name

Transgender change of name – How do I change my name when I no longer identify with my birth name? For many transgender people, a change of name is an essential and symbolic part of their transition. If you are transgender or non-binary you may already be using your preferred name, and this may have… Read more »

LGBTQ+ rights in the workplace

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Over the years we have seen many changes and improvements in terms of LGBTQ+ rights. The same can be said for LGBTQ+ rights within the workplace. LGBTQ+ workers are now afforded the same protections as their non-LGBTQ+ colleagues when it comes to discrimination, however this does not mean that discrimination has been eradicated from workplaces…. Read more »

Advice on making a will for a LGBTQ+ client

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Helen Gowin, partner in our wills and probate team, offers some commentary on making a will for a LGBTQ+ client. If you lose your partner whatever the nature of your relationship, it is hard enough to cope with the loss but there are some things you can both do in advance which may ease matters… Read more »