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Royal Navy Jobs

  Exciting. Rewarding. Fulfilling. your kind of career? The Royal Navy is one of the world’s most versatile fighting forces. Above and below the waves, on land and in the air, we represent and defend the UK’s interests at home and abroad. However, we deliver more than just military power; we help police the world’s […]

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Hampshire Constabulary seek new PCSOs

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Is it time to take on a new role with variety, meaning and excitement – not to mention a good salary and benefits plus job satisfaction? We are looking for people who are committed to making the community safer and who work to complement and support regular police officers. If you are keen and willing […]

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust tops Stonewall’s 2015 list of gay-friendly employers

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Stonewall today publishes its Top 100 Employers 2015, showcasing Britain’s best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is named as 2015’s top gay-friendly employer; in second place is Tower Hamlets Homes and Lloyds Banking Group is third. On the fifteenth anniversary of the repeal of the ban on lesbian, gay […]

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Armed forces to ask recruits if they are gay

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It has been 15 years since LGGT soldiers won the right to serve and for the first time ever, the armed forces are planning to ask new recruits their sexuality. The responses will create valuable information about the prevalence of homosexuality in the armed forces and provide a picture of how diverse the forces are […]

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Could You be a Special Constable?

How would you feel if you could spend a minimum 16 hours a month helping full-time police officers to make your community safer? As a Special Constable you would share the same powers as a Police Officer. The difference is that you would be volunteering your services. You can expect to grow significantly as a […]

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UNISON elects openly gay president

One of the UK’s biggest trade unions has elected an openly gay woman and former army officer as its new president. Maureen Le Marinel is currently a Lancashire Police employee and has a long commitment to the trade union movement. She first joined a trade union after she was discharged from the British Army in […]

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Congratulations – Workplace hero: Dilys Jouvenant

  Workplace hero: Dilys Jouvenant Fyne Times would like to offer their congratulations to Dilys Jouvenant of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council on her appointment as a committee member to the Welsh Equality and Human Rights Commission. Dilys has vast experience of working in the public sector and is currently the Equality & Diversity Manager for […]

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London Ambulance Service ranked third in Stonewall’s Healthcare Equality Index.

  Stonewall has today (27 March) published the results of its Healthcare Equality Index, showcasing the most gay-friendly healthcare organisations in England and the London Ambulance Service has been recognised in the top 10.   This is the charity’s first Healthcare Equality Index which audits our performance on how well we meet the needs of […]

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Aspire oxford wins The Guardian’s charity of the year award

The work of Oxford employment charity Aspire has achieved national recognition by winning the 2012 Guardian newspaper’s Charity of the Year award. At the ceremony in London, Aspire Oxford was one of only five organisations to be recognized out of over 1,000 entries from across the UK. Pauline Broomhead, a judge of the awards and […]

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Equalities framework in tatters

  After year on year progress under the last Labour government, equality legislation, human rights, trade union rights and workers’ rights have taken hit after hit since theTory-led coalition came to power. They have denounced the 2010 Equality Act and its ground-breaking, comprehensive public sector equality duty as bureaucratic, burdensome and unnecessary red tape. They […]

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HIV Charity mourns Germanwings passenger death

A man who was a volunteer for an HIV charity has been named as one of the passengers killed in […]

Jazz hands – appropriation or inspiration?

The NUS Women’s Campaign has passed an important motion. In an age of female genital mutilation, when more men called […]

OUTINGS comes to Oxford

by Matthew Baldwin and Thomas Hescott. Directed by David Grindley. Following its Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 premiere, the world’s first […]

Brave gay teenager post’s Father’s homophobic messages on Facebook

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A Canadian gay teenager has received support from around the world after he used social media to name and shame […]

The Moor Park Estate – The Perfect Setting For Your Perfect Day

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Set in leafy Hertfordshire, near the picturesque village of Rickmansworth, the Moor Park Estate is situated close to the boarders […]

International Women’s Day

Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur not just […]