This section provides a range of Leicestershire Fire and Rescue documents and external resources that have an impact on LGBT equality.
This document is meant as simply a general guide to some LGBT+ community terms and flags often used to identify with them. When dealing with these terms it is important to remember that gender identity, romantic attraction and sexuality are independent of each other.
Funded by Leicester City Council’s Community Engagement Fund, this project was set up to look at to how to overcome difficulties that LGBT+ Community people of faith may experience in their places of worship. The resulting document was launched by Trade Sexual Health and St Philips Centre at De Montfort University.
We live in a society which generally assumes that everyone is heterosexual and has a fixed gender identity. This can make some LGBT people feel excluded, isolated or unwelcome. Prism, the LGBT Forum for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, has produced this booklet to help organisations that want to be welcoming to LGBT people.
Published by Leicestershire County Council, in partnership with East Midlands Ambulance Service, Leicestershire Police and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, this publication profiles and celebrates those who have made a difference to the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Leicestershire.
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service has devised an LGBT Action Plan to assist in in improving equality for LGBT staff. The Service works closely with the LGBT charity Stonewall in promoting equality. The Service has been taking part in the annual Stonewall Workplace Equality Index for the last five years and the Action Plan is based on the index.