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The Marriage Act 2013: A battle half won?

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, enacted in England and Wales in March 2014 with Scotland following suit the following December, has gone down as one of the greatest pieces of socially progressive legislation to have ever been passed in this country. For the first time in our history, couples of the same gender have been able to legally marry, allowing them to obtain the same legal status as married couples of opposite sexes.

Leave to pay

With the introduction of shared parental leave, Charmaine Pollock considers when equivalent enhanced pay can lead to indirect discrimination by employers

A long and winding road

February is LGBT history month. This will be the tenth annual event to raise awareness of, and combat prejudice against, what remains a substantially invisible minority.