Aaron Barnes, Associate, Diversity Trust I’ll start by saying that I personally LOVE a conference, especially a conference that covers gender and sexuality issues, and especially when topics focused on transgender issues are going to led by trans people. So you can imagine my excitement when I was invited to the 2018 ‘Transforming Spaces’ conference … Continued
Guest blogger Joy M.A writes about bivisibility, and the importance of intersectionality, when considering equality, diversity and inclusion. Having an identity that is part of multiple communities considered marginalised has been more of a driving force rather than a hurdle for me. It is true that the less privileged your identity may be, the higher … Continued
Hi everyone! Hot on the heels of the announcement of my joining the Board at our AGM, I have now attended my first external event on behalf of Diversity Trust. On 3rdJuly the Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mourdant MP, launched the Government’s LGBT Action Plan. The plan was formulated against the backdrop of … Continued
We are delighted to welcome two new members to our Board of Directors, Mark Greenburgh and Lou Hart. Each brings a fresh set of skills, enthusiasm and experience and expertise to our Board as we move into the next phase of our development. Mark Greenburgh is a solicitor specialising in equalities and discrimination law. He … Continued
We hope that you enjoy reading our new publication ‘Out in South Gloucestershire’, we think you will find the stories inspiring, and the resources and information useful. We have gathered together testimonies from a range of LGBTQ+ people, and our allies, from across South Gloucestershire. You will also find information on community groups and organisations, … Continued
Why not read our Social Impact Report 2017-18 and find out about all the great work we do with people and communities locally, regionally and nationally. As well as our international impact. Read the report by clicking here DT_AR_6.
In 2018 we celebrate a hundred years of the first steps towards women’s suffrage in the UK. We say “first steps” because the journey towards women’s suffrage has been a long one. In 1918 the vote was only given to women over 30 who paid (or whose husbands paid) at least £5 in property taxes. … Continued
We hope you like our new website. We launched the new site in July 2018 with a short film about our work on the Home Page. We are going to be developing content for the site and you will see new features coming soon including our new services menu as well as information about our voice and influence projects and our specialist youth services.