Mental Health & Wellbeing #Covid19

Welcome to our Mental Health & Wellbeing #Covid_19 page. This page has been created with the vision to share helpful, supportive, and accessible resource during this challenging time. It is very common to feel concerned, anxious or scared  about our current situation #COVID19, please find a database of available help. 

For full access to the database please click on this link: Mental Health _ Wellbeing during #Covid_19 

Read our latest blog post from our guest blogger David Sully on mental health and wellbeing during the lockdown https://www.diversitytrust.org.uk/2020/03/coronavirus-thinking-globally-acting-locally/


Out in the Workplace

Out In The Workplace is a free e-booklet in PDF format available here:  Out in the Workplace 2020 If you would like this information in another language, Braille, audio tape, large print, easy English, BSL video or CD rom or plain text please contact 0117 922 3300.

Code of Practice – Press Release

The Diversity Trust CIC has been helping develop a new International Code of Practice for Diversity, Equality & Inclusion in the workplace The Diversity Trust CIC supports organisations both nationally and internationally in capacity building for equality, diversity and inclusion. As such, we are pleased to announce our partnership with the British Standards Institute and … Continued

Creating inclusive care home environments for older LGBT+ people

                      Recent research studies indicate that care home staff in England and Wales receive little or no training on working with residents from gender and sexual orientation diverse groups, despite increasing numbers of older LGBT+ adults needing care. In 2018 Dr Paul Willis won ESRC … Continued

Voices & Visibility LGBT History Event Sat 8th Feb 2020

  Join us in celebrating LGBT History with Voices & Visibility: Uncovering Hidden Stories in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. The Diversity Trust is proud to be co-hosting this free afternoon event in collaboration with Aerospace Bristol. You will hear inspiring personal testimonies from speakers – Caroline Paige, Rob Hurley, Finn Mackay and Pom Pom. Date: … Continued

Music Video from Integrate UK

This quirky, catchy music video, created by Integrate UK, challenges all forms of sexual harassment, including harassment motivated by Islamophobia and Homophobia.

Hidayah is planning a retreat for spring/summer 2020!

Our friends at Hidayah are planning a retreat, providing a safe space for LGBTQI+ Muslims to come together, in spring/summer in 2020. They invite you to register your interest and ask for your opinion on things to do and potential dates in order to plan a memorable retreat that lots of people will enjoy – … Continued

Severnside Integrated Urgent Care: Patient Representative Group

“Severnside Integrated Urgent care provides the people in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire to access urgent primary care when their GP Practice is closed. The service is accessed through NHS111 and ensures that people needing medical care are seen by the right clinician in the right place at the right time. We have started … Continued

What is Transgender Awareness?

Transgender was the word seeing the second biggest rise in usage in the media during 2015. Transgender rights have become an urgent political issue. But the transgender community is very diverse and poorly understood after years of misgendering and stereotyping. What is Trans? – trans people from a social, biological, medical and historical viewpoint Legal … Continued