(1) The promotion of equality and diversity for the public benefit in the UK (including rural areas such as but not restricted to Dorset and adjacent areas, conurbations, such as but not limited to Bournemouth-Christchurch-Poole, and metropolitan areas), and in the broader British Isles (UK and Ireland), by the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity by;
(a) advancing education and raising awareness in the issues (such as prejudice, poor mental health due to prejudice, hate, discrimination, superficial acceptance, rejection) faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans & non-binary people (‘LGBT+’ and ‘LGBTQ’);
(b) promoting activities and services, orientated towards practical and policy solutions to the issues faced by LGBT+ & LGBTQ people, and in conjunction with the latter to foster understanding between LGBT+ & LGBTQ people and those from other backgrounds;
(c) conducting or commissioning research on LGBT+ & LGBTQ issues, particularly for more marginalised or disempowered sections of the LGBT+ & LGBTQ community, publishing the results to the public, and creation and provision of related information resources to assist in addressing LGBT+ & LGBTQ issues;
(d) cultivating a sentiment in favour of LGBT+ & LGBTQ inclusion, and equality and diversity.
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