About

Liberate is the Channel Islands’ equality and diversity charity. We have branches in Jersey and Guernsey, serving islanders in both Bailiwicks. Guernsey If you want to find out more about what is happening in Guernsey, please follow this link. Jersey…

DIFERA

DIFERA is Liberate’s employer accreditation scheme. This is the first scheme in the Channel Islands to award organisations with a quality mark that demonstrates to employees (past, present and future), to clients and suppliers that your organisation places Diversity, Inclusion,…

Education

Liberate delivers a free one-hour training session entitled “Gender and Sexuality in the Workplace” to any organisation that would like to understand more about this specialist area. The course also serves to protect an organisation and its people from becoming…

News

An open letter to all Members of the States of Jersey on the subject of the Draft Marriage Law

We have sent the following open letter to all Members of the States of Jersey on the subject of the Draft Marriage and Civil Status (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Law to be debated on Tuesday 14 November 2017 urging them to reject calls for a ‘conscience clause’.

Liberate’s reponse to Scrutiny’s request for evidence on draft marriage law

Delays to the marriage legislation have no basis in reality and are beginning to cost individual islanders.

Disability discrimination consultation – social or medical?

The consultation on the draft disability discrimination law is coming to a close and there has been a lot of talk of social and medical models.

Pride 2017

CI Pride 2017 started on Friday 8 September 2017 with a wedding-themed dress down day and an announcement from the Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, that the passage of marriage legislation in Jersey had been delayed and we would not…

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CI Equality & Diversity Awards 2016

Liberate hosted the first ever Channel Islands Equality & Diversity Awards on Friday 16 September 2016. The awards dinner was held in Jersey for its first year, however it is the intention that next year will see the awards dinner…

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Pride 2016

Saturday The Channel Islands first ever pan-island Pride started in Guernsey on Saturday 10 September 2016. Despite heavy rain, Guernsey’s population turned out to parade from Candie Gardens through St Peter Port to Market Square for an evening of entertainment…

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