UK: Queen Elizabeth Vows To Protect The LGBT Community In Speech To Parliament

In an address to Parliament on Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth pledged to protect the LGBT community from discrimination.

“My government will make further progress to tackle the gender pay gap and discrimination against people on the basis of their race, faith, gender, disability or sexual orientation.”

The Queen has rarely addressed LGBT equality, though when she gave the royal assent for marriage equality in 2015, she was said to have remarked “Who’d have thought 62 years ago when I came to the throne, I’d be signing something like this? Isn’t it wonderful?'” Read more via New Now Next