Royal British Legion launches LGBT branch

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01/11/2019

The Royal British Legion has launched an official branch for LGBT+ people serving in the Armed Forces. The charity, which provides financial, social and emotional support to veterans, servicepeople and military families, said it is hoping to tackle stigma and isolation by creating the dedicated LGBTQ+ & Allies branch to allow people to connect and support each other. The move comes 19 years after the ban on gay people serving in the UK’s military was lifted.

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