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 … Continued

Coronavirus – Thinking Globally, Acting Locally.

During our lock down, most industries and people are taking a break from the rat race. From the daily grind of commuting, offices, meetings, seminars, commuting home, microwave meals, sleep and then repeat. I’m generalising, but we often overload our days, trying to fit everything in, which leaves little time to reflect on our lives. … Continued

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

LGBTQ Rights: With or without EU?

LGBT History Month marks a time to celebrate the incredible shift in LGBTQ rights the UK has experienced since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in 1967. Measures towards equality have come in a relatively short period of time, including the scrapping of Section 28 which prevented schools from talking about LGBTQ issues in a positive … Continued

Equality in the Green Sector by Manu Maunganidze

History, almost as a rule, doesn’t look at itself in terms of eras. Nor do the people who live in those eras tend to spend too much energy on what word best fits their generational situation. A young man or woman leaving the land in search of a better life in the city in late … 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.