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MP highlights abuses at Istanbul Pride

Situation in Chechnya highlights need for LGBT envoy

Stewart McDonald MP called on the Government to appoint an envoy on LGBT rights following reports that gay men in Chechnya have been arrested, tortured and even killed.

Parliament debates LGBT History Month

Stewart McDonald MP took part in a debate on LGBT History Month, and spoke of the progress that has been made in the past 50 years and what more can be done to enhance LGBT rights.

MP calls for PrEP manufacturer to take action on World AIDS Day

SNP MP Stewart McDonald has written to Gilead UK to urge the pharmaceutical company to make a submission to the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) for the drug Truvada to be used as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in HIV infection.

Turing Bill would correct mistakes of the past, says MP

Stewart McDonald MP has today said the Turing Bill, which could pardon all gay and bi men who were prosecuted by unjust and discriminatory sexual offences, presents an opportunity to do the right thing and send a positive signal to young, gay people.

"Solidarity is stronger than fear"

Stewart McDonald MP called on people across the UK to go out and show their support for the LGBTI community. The Home Secretary, the Rt Hon Theresa May MP, agreed.

House of Commons stands with Orlando

Members of the House of Commons have come together to condemn the homophobic attacks in Orlando and offered full support to the LGBTI community.

MP asks Government to condemn murder of LGBT magazine editor

Stewart McDonald MP asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he would publicly condemn the killing of Xulhaz Mamas, senior editor of Bangladesh's first LGBT magazine.

MPs lobby Home Office in bid to save LGBT domestic abuse charity

Stewart McDonald MP wrote to the Home Secretary urging her to intervene to save the domestic abuse charity, Broken Rainbow.

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