International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021

Over the last year, Liberate’s team of auditors that includes people with various disabilities has undertaken more than 60 accessibility audits of premises for clients.

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I am a… Mother in a Same-Sex Marriage

Photo: a lesbian couple and their children

I am a mother of one-year old twin girls. I also happen to be in a same-sex marriage, which led to some challenges and obstacles when my daughters were born last year. Currently, in Jersey, when a lesbian couple have…

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Blood ban still in force

Photo: model of the H I V virus under a microscope

Jersey’s blood donation service is open again after it was shut in January due to not meeting national and EU standards. Despite the unit announcing that ”anyone between the ages of 17 and 65, who is fit and well” can…

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1 July 2018

The final orders have been passed by the States of Jersey today that mean that from 1 July 2018 Jersey’s new marriage law is in effect.

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Be reasonable!

This week, the States of Jersey has, finally, voted to add disability to its list of characteristics protected under the Discrimination Law. The law will be in force on 1 September 2018. This is a long overdue and important piece…

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We’re Getting Married!

The States of Jersey today (1 February 2018) approved the amendments to Jersey’s marriage legislation that will allow same sex couples and couples where one or both partners are transgender to marry.

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Open letter to States of Jersey members ahead of the marriage debate

Liberate writes to States of Jersey members ahead of this week’s debate on the Marriage Law to ask for no enshrining of discrimination in the provision of goods and services in our laws

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We say ‘no’ to discrimination against same sex couples

If you support Liberate’s position on the Scrutiny Panel’s amendments to the Marriage Law and Discrimination Law, please sign our petition asking States members not to pass it at the States sitting on 30 January 2018.

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BCR Law receives Liberate’s DIFERA accreditation

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A JERSEY law firm has become the first within the legal profession in the Channel Islands to receive independent accreditation for having a diverse, fair and accepting workplace culture. BCR Law enrolled in the DIFERA scheme run by the equality…

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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’.

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