Eddie Izzard is about to complete a superhuman challenge of running 27 marathons in 27 days with a final double marathon on Sunday 20th March. If that wasn’t enough, he is very visibly representing the transgender community and challenging a few myths at the same time.
I am not a fan of Eastenders but I understand that on December 30th Danny Pennant and Johnny Carter kissed and as a result there have been a number of complaintes to the BBC and lots of abusive comment on social media. The episode was screened after the 9.00pm watershed, but this was not due […]
I came across a web site yesterday that has inspired me. The site is www.OUTstandinglives.org and it tells the story of Sharon Love’s success in 2010 in getting over 2 million people to sign up to her campaign to get a million people to support equal marriage. I have been vaguely aware of this campaign […]
“How do you cope with it?” said my colleague leaning forward so as keep his voice down. “Cope with what? I said. “All the people staring at you, talking about you, sniggering… ?” “Where?” I said, turning in my seat to survey the people sitting around in the hotel lounge, apparently getting on with their […]
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 […]