Listen to the full podcast interview here… The Diversity Trust #6 [The Diversity Trust Podcast] Samantha Renke – Disability Equality Listen to a snippet here… [#6 Soundbite 1] Samantha Renke – Disabled by the Environment “I’ll always have my impairment, you know, no matter where I am, even if I’m on the moon. But, depending … Continued
Listen to the full podcast interview here… The Diversity Trust #5 [The Diversity Trust Podcast] Tanmanjeet Dhesi – Faith Activist Listen to a snippet here… [#5 Soundbite 1] Tanmanjeet Dhesi MP – Words Have Consequences “… when individuals in places of prominence, whether that is in public life, whether that’s in politics, whether that’s … Continued
Listen to the full podcast interview here… Listen to a snippet here… “I think what the challenge is, is that all-women shortlists – and, indeed, BAME shortlists – are not in themselves enough. It’s not enough to say, ‘We should get more diversity in the room’. It’s then, what happens when you’re in the room? … Continued
Listen to the full podcast interview here… Listen to the snippet here… “Well in terms of the global battle for LGBT+ freedom, the most important thing is that we show solidarity with the activists there, both the LGBT+ activists and their straight allies.” Listen to the snippet here… “I always like to say ‘an activist … Continued
Listen to the full podcast interview here… “The need for trans awareness training in many different areas: You can’t do it with a training unit that just lasts for half an hour. You need to get into the faces of people in a non-confrontational way, just by them being part of life.” Listen to the … Continued
Christine Burns, MBE, is an activist fighting for transgender rights; she’s been involved in the trans community for several decades. She’s known for her work with Press for Change and has worked as an equalities consultant. She helped put together new employment legislation and the Gender Recognition Act, and wrote the first ever official guidance about trans health for the Department of Health.