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LGBT
05
Feb

What is LGBT History Month?

February marks LGBT History Month, which celebrates and remembers lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history. The aim of the month is to promote equality and diversity throughout the public. This year’s theme discusses religion, belief and philosophy. LGBT History Month first originated within the US, but was initiated in the UK by Schools OUT and...
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21
Jan

Stonewall announces its Top Global Employers for 2019

Stonewall, the LGBT equality charity, has announced its Top Global Employers for 2019. The British Army, University of Leicester, KPMG, ThoughtWorks, Oliver Wyman, and Barclays are amongst the top global employers. The list celebrates the pioneering efforts of leading organisations to create inclusive workplaces and advances equality for LGBT people wherever they are in the...
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20
Nov

Transgender Day of Remembrance | 20 November

Today marks Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a day to honour and remember those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. The day will see groups around the world gather to remember loved ones and help raise visibility of the transgender community. A list of names will also be read out of those...
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LGBT
21
Jun

Nominations now open for inspirational LGBT+ executives, future leaders & allies

Nominations are now open for the OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models 2018 Lists. OUTstanding, the membership initiative for LGBT+ inclusion in business, is now calling for nominations from inspiring LGBT+ executives, future leaders and allies. Presented by the FT, the annual OUTstanding lists champion LGBT+ and ally execs in both the private and public sector who...
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31
Mar

Inspirational transgender icons to celebrate for Transgender Day of Visibility

It’s Transgender Day of Visibility! International Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) is an annual event celebrated on 31 March and is dedicated to celebrating trans people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by trans people worldwide. Here, WeAreTheCity celebrates inspirational transgender icons from around the world in honour of TDOV. Christine Jorgensen Jorgensen is known...
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LGBT
28
Feb

Herbert Smith Freehills offer gender reassignment surgery as employment benefit

Law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is now offering gender reassignment surgery as an employment benefit. The company has become the first law firm to offer to cover part or all of the costs of gender reassignment surgery for its transgender employees. Launched on 1 January 2018, the benefit will also provide employees access to psychological support...
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31
Jan

Stonewall reveals Britain’s top trans-inclusive employers

LGBT charity, Stonewall has revealed the first ever Top 100 list of Britain’s top trans-inclusive employers. Stonewall’s annual review has this year, for the first time, marked employers specifically on trans inclusivity, in addition to their work on lesbian, gay and bi inclusive policies. The National Assembly for Wales has taken the number one spot...
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27
Nov

Girl Guides to allow boys who identify as female to share facilities with girls

The Girl Guides official guidelines have updated so that “members are allowed to use the facilities of the gender they self-identify as.” For the first time, guide leaders have been advised to allow members who were born male but identify as female to use the same facilities as female-born girls. This includes showers, toilets, changing...
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