COVID-19, Brexit and the US election have meant that news stories which would usually make the headlines are getting no coverage at all. That’s helping the government to go unchallenged on serious and important issues. The experiences of those seeking asylum in the UK and the rest of Europe on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity (SOGI) need to be discussed.
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The Diversity Trust is an organisation proud to be led by Trans and Non-Binary people who work across our organisation to advance social and legal equality. Following recent reports about the decision by the UK Government to cancel reforms to the Gender Recognition Act, which gives transgender people the ability to change their birth certificate … Continued
The Diversity Trust are in solidarity with all those standing up to ensure justice for George Floyd, as well as demanding systemic reforms. We empathise with the anger and frustration felt over another heinous crime, it is understandable that people are protesting in the streets. Enough. Is. Enough. We urge everyone protesting to stay safe in light of … Continued
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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
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
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
This quirky, catchy music video, created by Integrate UK, challenges all forms of sexual harassment, including harassment motivated by Islamophobia and Homophobia.