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Victim Support Projects – Wales

  Victim Support Cymru run two specialist projects that offer free and confidential support to the LGBT+ community. Rainbow Bridge Rainbow Bridge was set up in 2015 and receives funding from the Big Lottery Fund to support and empower victims of domestic abuse who identify as LGBT+ in Cardiff and The Vale. This can include […]

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Interim Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton takes charge

Interim Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton takes charge

London’s new interim Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton took up her post from 1st January, becoming the first woman appointed to the role in London Fire Brigade’s 151 year history. Commissioner Cotton, who was previously the Brigade’s Director of Safety and Assurance, took over from Ron Dobson who left the Brigade at the end of 2016 […]

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Government launches trans employment guidelines

  The UK Government are set to promote set of new guidelines for employers detailing the recruitment of transgender employees. The guide is produced by membership organisation Employers and the Government Equalities Office (GEO) and aims to advise employers on how to recruit, retain and make the most of the transgender talent within their organisation. […]

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Make a Noise about bullying this Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week is back again from the 16-20th November and this year, the Anti-bullying Alliance (ABA) want your help to Make a Noise about bullying. There are so many ways you can get involved from wearing the official Make a Noise about bullying wristbands, sharing videos of you and your friends and students making a […]

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Anti-bullying Week 2013

This Anti-Bullying Week we call on children and young people to take the lead on creating a future without bullying – using new technologies to promote positive communication rather than being held back by cyberbullying #ABW2013.  If you are a school, college or education provider and you want to receive regular updates on the week, sign up to […]

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Stonewall launches campaign to eradicate workplace homophobia ‘once and for all’

Stonewall has launched a national campaign to tackle endemic levels of homophobia in Britain’s workplaces. Featuring two people at work, the campaign states clearly that: ‘One is gay. If that bothers people, our work continues’. The campaign comes in response to YouGov polling which shows that in the last five years 2.4m people of working […]

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Bletchley Park Goes Rainbow

  Sir John Dermot Turing spoke movingly of his uncle’s arrest – on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation – and subsequent appalling treatment at the hands of the legal system in the 1950s in a speech that rounded off a fantastic array of events and speeches at the Pre-Launch of LGBT History Month […]

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Get involved in Anti-Bullying Week with Stonewall

  “There are lots of ways for you to get involved and below are some ideas. But feel free to think of your own – we’d love to hear about them and support you in any way we can. Click here to download our Supporters’ Fundraising Pack. Do your homework! Take part in our campaign urging schools to […]

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Working through it – bullying in the workplace

  Bullying at work can take many forms – some can be directed at you personally, others relate to work activities There is no legal definition of workplace bullying. However, experts believe that bullying involves negative behaviour being targeted at an individual, or individuals, repeatedly and persistently over time.   Negative behaviour Negative behaviour includes: […]

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Not Hiding: Sue Sanders

Since 2005, February has served as LGBT History Month, an initiative (and now institution) launched by Schools OUT, the charity […]

Roxxxan: “I’m Not Backing Down”

Hailing from Birmingham, at the age of 20 Roxxxan took up an internship for a record label in London after […]

Out of the Closet: An Interview with Jude Adams

“I was a closeted singer,” states 58-year-old Jude Adams. As a child and teenager, she says, she knew she could […]

An International Haven: Graces Cricket Club

Sam Bennett   “Pretty good” is the term Chris Sherwood applies to Graces Cricket Club’s latest season. It’s not been a […]

Bianca Del Rio: “Anything is possible in America”

Sam Bennett    “Your stand-up routines are quite confrontational,” I point out to Roy Haylock, more famous as Bianca Del Rio. […]

Wales’ number one panto, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, sees record sales ahead of opening performances!

Cardiff’s New Theatre, home to Wales’ number one family pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, has already exceeded record […]