Our trans members, proud to be in – and out in – UNISON

UNISON meets with some of our trans members to mark Transgender Awareness Week

LGBT+ rainbow flag

Blog: Government proposals to end ‘conversion therapy’ are a cop out

As UNISON national LGBT+ officer Mitchell Coe examines the problems with the latest UK government proposals and explains how you can add your voice to the consultation that has just opened

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Head and shoulders portrait of Mary Onafalujo

Blog: What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger

As part of Black History Month, Mary Folashade Onafalujo shares her personal journey, from arriving in the UK to being a national officer at UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Why we should all take the menopause seriously

World Menopause Day is a reminder that the menopause is a workplace issue, says Christina McAnea

Article, General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.
A UNISON Pride in our Work balloon and flags

Blog: During Pride, let’s recommit to act for LGBT+ equality

The pandemic has seen a devastating increase in hate crime, domestic abuse, homelessness and mental health issues for LGBT+ people

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.
anti-racism message being held by Black hand in Richmond, Yorkshire

UNISON to help lead union response to the racism report

The union will work with the TUC to address the discredited report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, which downplays structural and institutional racism

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Challenging racism matters to every branch

Challenging all forms of racism in the workplace is vital to UNISON’s work

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: This avoidable crisis

The Lawrence Review endorses UNISON’s view that decades of discrimination have left Black communities over-exposed and under-protected from COVID-19

Article on the UNISON National site.
Trans flag in pale blue, pink and white

‘All they’ve done is ignite a toxic debate’

UNISON says the government’s response to the Gender Recognition Act consultation is a missed opportunity and has, once again, let down the trans community

Article on the UNISON National site.

Gaining support for disability equality

Shadow minister for disabled people endorses UNISON’s equality work

Article on the UNISON National site.