Course Overview

This online workshop is suitable for anyone working in the private and corporate, public or non-profit sectors. The workshop explores the history of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) community in the UK, as well as exploring language, terminology, definitions and the experiences of discrimination.

The course includes:

  • Key legislation relevant to sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Timeline of LGBT+ rights in the UK
  • Law reform including the current legal framework
  • The social climate for LGBT+ people
  • Impact of hate crime and discrimination
  • How to build LGBT+ inclusive organisations 

Learning Outcomes:

  • A greater understanding of LGBT+ people’s experience in accessing services and support
  • Increased awareness of best practice, and available tools, for reaching and engaging LGBT+ people and communities
  • Know more about the sources of specialist support available for LGBT+ people
  • Feel confident to share knowledge, best practice and ways to engage with LGBT+ people

The Diversity Trust programmes are delivered by people with lived experience of the subjects.

The online workshop is available over 2-3 hour options, a 90-minute facilitator led webinar is also available.

We also offer a specific Trans Awareness programme delivered by trans and non binary trainers with lived experience. Find out more please visit this page

Diversity in Practice course outline

How to book: 

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