Dignity and Respect Campaign

The driver behind all Equality and Diversity legislation is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights brought about in 1947 as a result of the condemnation of the atrocities by Nazi’s against various minority groups. The underlying principle of Human Rights legislation is to: Treat Everyone with Dignity and Respect How do you feel about that […]

Government Launches Transgender Action Plan

{EAV:10098809470ead49}In December 2011 equalities Minister. Lynne Featherstone launched the coalition government’s Transgender Action Plan, the first ever government action plan to advance transgender equality.  This is the latest in a series of government plans to address basic inequalities for the LGBT community following on from the Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender equality: moving Forward report and action plan issued in […]

Empower LGBT Toolkit

In February in conjunction with LGBT History Month I had the pleasure of facilitating a training workshop in York for equality staff in Further Education for Pinnacle Training Solutions which went really well. Colleges are presently at the forefront of tackling LGBT discrimination which it really important because so many LGBT people fall far short […]