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Tied up in knots: Europe’s biggest LGBT group splits over ‘trans agenda’

The splinter group bemoans the ‘prioritisation’ of trans people over gays and lesbians

Gabriella Swerling

Europe’s biggest LGBT rights organisation has split after being accused of promoting a “trans agenda” at the expense of gay and lesbian rights.

Stonewall is known for campaigning for the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people across Britain. The charity’s mission statement says that it aims “to create inclusive and accepting cultures”. 

However, following a meeting on Tuesday night – and amid an ongoing row about trans inclusion – the charity has divided and forged a splinter group...

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