Linda first became involved with LGBT Human Rights through Stonewall when the fight against Section 28 took place.


Soon after that she became a founder member of Amnesty International’s LGBT networks.

In 2001 she became Chair of Amnesty International UK, a post she held for six years.

She is involved with her community in Bethnal Green where she campaigns to ensure a balance between the old and new both from the perspective of the residents and the built environment, and, importantly, the continuing health and vitality of Columbia Road Flower Market.