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Stonewall’s Top Employers 2022

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After a pandemic-induced hiatus, Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list is back to provide the definitive list of LGBTQ-inclusive workplaces in the UK in 2022 – with financial services firm Macquarie Group topping the list Today, we are proud to announce the 2022 edition of Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers List – the UK’s leading ranking of […]

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Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service

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We are passionate about making our service an inclusive place to work for all our colleagues and those who want to join. Our aim is to make life safer and to provide the best possible service tothe people of Hampshire and Isle of Wight that we can. To achieve thatwe will recruit the very best […]

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South Wales Police

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We work 24 hours a day, seven days a week, across an area of about 800 square miles from Swansea to Merthyr Tydfil to our capital city, Cardiff. It’s a job but where no two days are the same – and it offers a variety of fulfilling and exciting career opportunities.  These opportunities cross a […]

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Global Virtual Career Fair

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GLOBAL VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR RETURNS ON 17 NOVEMBER 2021 TO BOOST LGBTQ+ RECRUITMENT MyGwork, the professional networking platform for the LGBTQ+ business community, announces the return of #WorkFair on 17 November 2021. The leading free global virtual careers fair will empower LGBTQ+ candidates, professionals and graduates to find new roles at organizations that prioritize diversity […]

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Scientists can change the world: Kevin Warwick

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Kevin Warwick has had a distinguished career in science and robotics. He currently teaches at Coventry University. It was a pleasure interviewing him for Fyne Times. I began by asking Kevin about his career and research…  “I actually left school when I was 16 and took up an apprenticeship with British Telecom, which was fantastic experience. […]

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From Cashier to Britain’s First Black Female Chartered Financial Planner:

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Meet Makala Green www.makalagreen.com | @TheWealthCheck Makala Green is Britain’s first black female chartered financial planner and Founder of Green Wealth Planning, an Associate Partner Practice of prestigious St. James’s Place Wealth Management, and The Wealth Check. With over 17 years of experience, she continues to be driven by a determination to demystify the financial industry and illustrate how money is a tool, […]

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The Female Advantage

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The Female Advantage can help with anything that requires a van! Our target market is women and the LGBTQ+ community. With The Female AdVANtage you know that we will be welcoming, friendly and you will feel completely comfortable when we are in your home. You will also know that your belongings will be in extra […]

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A Community Challenged

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LGBT+ History Month 2021 In 2020 and 2021, we’ve had the utmost sympathy for the young LGBTQIA+ people, locked down in spaces where their identities are not celebrated. We have lost our social LGBTQIA+ space, which frequently is the only safe space many young people have. But the pandemic is far from the only challenge […]

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20 Years on From Lift-Off

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In January 2000, the ban on gay personnel serving in the armed forces was lifted. Twenty years on from the abolition of the ‘gay ban’, we speak to Sgt Craig Rudyk-Smith, who joined the Royal Air Force after the ban was lifted, and Flt Lt Tamsin Wakeham, who joined before and re-joined shortly afterwards. Both […]

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The Wrong Kind of 80s Revival

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I’ve written in these pages previously about Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988; a pernicious little sinew of discriminatory law that referred to homosexuality as a ‘pretended family relationship’. This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the 30th anniversary of the eponymous charity that was the focal point of efforts to repeal Section 28 in the UK. However, amidst celebration of milestones have been some […]

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Review: Somewhere to Belong

4 STARS  Somewhere to belong was a brilliantly witty and clever exploration of societal views on bisexuality and the implications […]

Review: The Mountaintop

Boni Adeliyi stands at the front of The Theatre Chipping Norton stage, reeling off a plethora of names from Black […]

Songs of Queer Women

When banks and sandwich shops have more pride than we do, where can we go to be with our tribe? It’s […]

Understanding The Conversion Therapy Ban

What is Conversion Therapy?   Conversion therapy tries to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The ‘therapy’ itself can look […]

Pride and Kink at Battersea

Having spent a lifetime being an inspiration to others, queer, Crip (disabled) artist Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment […]

Trixie Mattel: “GROWN UP” Re-scheduled Tour

She’s back, Drag Queen, musician, stand up comedian, entertainer, entrepreneur. After a successful UK tour in 2018, All Stars 3 winner Trixie […]

The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs

It’s 2022. There’s a rainbow flag in every high street window – and no lesbian bar.   Enter The Ministry […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Comes to New Theatre Cardiff

PERFORMANCES BEGIN ON TUESDAY 3RD MAY  Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to announce that direct from […]

Tropicana Queer Comedy Cabaret makes its Oxford Debut

Join queer cabaret icon and performance tour-de-force Aidan Sadler as they take you on the award winning journey to Tropicana!   […]

Finding Somewhere to Belong

Somewhere To Belong, a funny and gloriously unsubtle theatre show about bisexuality that amplifies the voices of those who are […]