Steve Gilbert is a keen supporter of LGBT Lib Dems and LGBT issues.
Today, 1st December, is World AIDS Day. Openly gay Liberal Democrat MP for St Austell & Newquay, Steve Gilbert, has sent the following message to mark the occasion.
"Today is a really important day to raise awareness, raise money of HIV/AIDS and to show our support for those with the illness.
"Despite recent medical advances, HIV/AIDS remains a life-limiting illness and we still have a huge way to go to tackle it.
"I urge everyone to join me today in support of the work of charities such as the Terrance ...
Outgoing Chair Adrian Trett
Following an all-member ballot, LGBT+ Lib Dems have elected our new Executive for 2014.
It is as follows:
Chair Ed Fordham, Secretary Holly Matthies, Treasurer Jen Yockney.
General Members of the Executive: Zoe O'Connell, Rodney Berman, Dave Page, Sarah Brown, Paul Trollope, Nicholas Coombes, Stephen Glenn, Gina Dungworth and Lee Dargue.
Commiserations to Jake Basford and Don Harrison who were defeated in the election to the Executive.
Adrian Trett, Outgoing Chair LGBT+ Liberal Democrats said, "Firstly, thank you to everyone that voted in our internal elections. It is always good to ensure democracy permeates throughout all levels of our party and electing ...
Lib Dem Minister for Women and Equalities, Jo Swinson MPMarking Bi Visibility Day today, Liberal Democrat Minister for Women and Equalities Jo Swinson MP said: "Absolutely no-one should face prejudice and discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
"The UK is leading the way in LGB&T equality and we can be proud of the real progress that has been made in recent years. But we know there is more to do which is why this autumn we will launch a new Call for Evidence, to explore what the next steps need to be to improve the lives of LGB&T ...