Other initiatives have included the establishment of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights on 1 October which is tasked with working for equality in all areas and replaced the previous commissions dedicated to sex, race and disability alone; the setting up of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Advisory Group within the Department of Health ;  a provision of the Criminal Justice Act that a court must treat hostility based on sexual orientation as an aggravating factor for sentencing a person;  guidance from the Crown Prosecution Service on dealing with homophobic crimes;  and a commitment from the Government to work for LGBT rights at an international level.
On 27 Aprilthe Northern Ireland Assembly voted for the fourth time on the recognition of same-sex marriage. Stop the Wildlife Trade. Admiral Duncan bombing. Conservative same sex marriage uk law and order in Brighton During the run-up to the general electionthe then Shadow Chancellor of the ExchequerGeorge Osbornesaid that a Conservative government would be happy to "consider the case" for ending the ban on same-sex marriage,   although he was criticised for not making any specific promises.
This also includes religious venues, providing the religious or belief body has opted-in. People who have sex outside can be punished under pre-existing laws on outraging public decency and indecent exposure. There is no sound scientific evidence that sexual orientation can be changed.
LGBT people were found to be less satisfied with life compared to the wider UK population, with trans satisfaction notably lower. Hunt, Arabella — British Indian Ocean Territory. Alan Turing commits suicide.