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 … Continued
Listen to the full podcast interview here… The Diversity Trust #7 [The Diversity Trust Podcast] Roianne Nedd – Race Equality Listen to a snippet here… [#7 Soundbite 1] Roianne Nedd – Inclusion Anarchist “I am a curator of people and I like to disrupt the status quo. So someone called me an inclusion … Continued
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Diversity brings value to the workplace and most importantly, right now, we all need to listen to diversity. Whilst we are listening, we also need to be aware of the impact the world is having on people from diverse backgrounds and communities.
Ideas are the lifeblood of innovation. Without new ideas, development in all areas stagnates, be it new products, services, ways of doing things, or new solutions to old problems. The appetite in society for the new, for the next big thing, is insatiable; hence the long queues outside shops selling the latest model. A business … Continued
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
Every year, throughout June, there are gay pride festivals and events across the world. These celebrations mark the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which began outside the Stonewall Inn, Greenwich Village, in New York City in late June 1969. The weekend of rioting is acknowledged as the birthplace of the modern gay liberation movement. … Continued
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
The rise in work-from-home opportunities has been a huge boost to the disabled and chronically ill communities. Accessible jobs are on the increase, free education offerings abound and on-line opportunities to connect with others are growing. People are increasingly open to expanding their networks and the sense of community is growing as increasing numbers of … Continued