Peter Brown, Chair of Rainbow Hamlets has some unsettling news. Late on Wednesday, the papers for this week’s meeting of the Commissioners that now oversee all grants in Tower Hamlets were put online here. To our shock there was no funding for our work addressing LGBT-related hate crime, family abuse and same sex domestic abuse as
Rainbow Hamlets Chief Executive Jack Gilbert explains,”Last month Rainbow Hamlets conducted two Big Conversation events supported by funding from the Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group, which represents all the boroughs GPs. We recorded and analysed what LGBT+ people told us at the meetings, in an online survey, in conversations and by email. Here are the recommendations.
Jack Gilbert, Chief Executive and one of the founders of Rainbow Hamlets, reviews a breathtaking weekend. For a flavour of the magic, take a look at the Facebook album Rainbow Hamlets Pride 2015. This was my thirtieth Pride, and Rainbow Hamlets’s second, and it was one of the most powerful of my life. Even today there
Last night John Biggs wrote to Rainbow Hamlets. We have since communicated by email/ text and he has agreed to an early meeting. Hi Jack I am sorry that I am unable to participate this year. I am simply overwhelmed by the work on taking over in the Borough. I hope that Tower Hamlets has a
Our fully stylised Pride Bus route takes us through Poplar, Bethnal Green and Shoreditch, though Tower Hamlets and Hackney and then express to the Pride in London parade! It is early because vehicles need to have access by 10am, but that just means there is time to add extra bunting to the bus and soak
Rainbow Hamlets has been asked to lead the Health and Wellbeing section of the Pride in London parade on Sat 27 June. This year we are turning a Routemaster bus into the Rainbow Hamlets Pride Bus. Better still, we are going to be picking up supporters in the East End and parading the decked out bus through the
You are cordially invited to a special celebration and a conversation. It is almost 18 months since we transformed ourselves into a professional agency during the depths of the economic crisis. Come along to hear us report back, see our annual report, and have your say in our future direction. Rainbow Hamlets are hosting the
You are cordially invited to a special celebration and a conversation. It is almost 18 months since we transformed ourselves into a professional agency during the depths of the economic crisis. Come along to hear us report back, see our annual report, and have your say in our future direction. Rainbow Hamlets are hosting two
The following candidates have confirmed their attendance: Elaine Bagshaw (Liberal Democrat) John Biggs (Labour) Andy Erlam (Red Flag — Anti-Corruption) John Foster (Green) Peter Golds (Conservative) Vanessa Hudson (Animal Welfare) Rabina Khan (Independent) Seats are going very fast, with over two-thirds already taken. To reserve yours and find out more go to the event listing.
In association with Pink News 6.30pm Mon 1 June 2015 This is the first time in London that candidates for such a powerful role will face an LGBT-focused audience. As Mayor, the winner would be responsible for ensuring that the local authority serves all the diverse communities of the borough equally. Tower Hamlets has a growing LGBT