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21 July 2010: Ireland's new Civil Partnership Act was signed into law by the President of Ireland on Saturday.
12 March 2010: Successful NUJ motions at the Women's TUC conference in Eastbourne called for more involvement by women in their trade unions and also urged more democracratic structures in TUC committees.
25 February 2010: The Press Complaints Commission has promised to listen to the concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people after facing a barrage of criticism for failing to take action on stories that appear discriminatory.
25 February 2010: The Financial Times has dropped plans to force the specialist group of Chinese journalists at the paper had to return to China on half their current salaries or else accept redundancy after action by the NUJ chapel.
12 February 2010: Financial Times journalists are threatening to vote on industrial action if the company won't withdraw plans to force its Chinese journalists to return to China on half their current salaries or accept redundancy.
17 December 2009: The director of the BBC World Service has apologised about the decision to run a debate under the headline "Should homosexuals face execution?".
19 November 2009: Liz Fekete, a leading figure in the battle for racial equality, delivered the 2009 Claudia Jones memorial lecture entitled "Who's terrorising who? The media and the war on terror".
2 November 2009: The NUJ is urging chapels and branches to take up the cause of equal pay for women, following Equal Pay Day in the UK last Friday.
13 October 2009: NUJ deputy general secretary, Michelle Stanistreet, and treasurer, Anita Halpin, were two of only 10 trade union women invited to this year's Women of the Year lunch.
23 September 2009: A senior figure in the fight for racial equality is to deliver the 2009 Claudia Jones Memorial Lecture, on the topic of terrorism and the media.