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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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To the Queer Youth: What Makes You Different is What Makes You Awesome

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Michael Vogel is a writer/producer and super geek who has been fortunate enough to work on some of the biggest brands in the entertainment industry. He has a proven track record in developing IP across features, television (prime time and cable) live action, animation and digital. His experience as a development executive at Sony Pictures […]

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MyGwork Secures Additional £1.6m For Global Expansion

MyGwork, the  global business LGBTQ+ recruitment and networking platform,  has secured  £1.6 million  in the latest funding round led by  24Haymarket  to  grow […]

Awkward Productions presents: how to live a jellicle life

Following the success of Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F*cked (Underbelly Edinburgh 2018, King’s Head Theatre + National Tour 2019) […]

THE NEW THEATRE PANTO IS BACK!

The New Theatre’s unmissable family pantomime is back.  The festive favourite Aladdin opens on Saturday 4 December 2021, featuring eye […]

Fighting With Pride Poem

Anne Cook, Associate Member WRAC was compelled to put pen to paper and write this lovely poem, having seen LGBT+ […]

National Service of Remembrance

On Sunday 14th November Fighting With Pride was delighted to bring together a contingent of amazing LGBT+ Veterans for the […]

Jonny Woo’s All Star Christmas Cabaret

One of the UK’s most influential artists in alternative variety, and co-owner of East End LGBTQ+ performance venue The Glory, […]

Welcome To Misscoteque

A very queer – womxn only – DIY club night built around dance, love, and connection.  Sunday 28th November 9pm […]

LGBT+ Adoptions

LGBT+ people still account for 1 in 6 adoptions in England in 2021, despite fall in numbers  Wales sees ‘problematic’ […]

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Announces 90th Anniversary Season

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today confirmed their 2022 summer season, the venue’s 90th anniversary. The musical Legally Blonde […]

LGBT+ veterans to remember the fallen at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday

This Remembrance Sunday LGBT+ veterans will honour fellow servicemen and women at the National Service of Remembrance. It is the first […]