LGBT+ members

Community provides a range of advice and support for LGBT+ workers. On this page you can find information about the issues and campaigns we are working on, as well as advice for members.

Stand up for equality!

We're looking for members to become equalities reps

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Join the conversation

Join members on our equalities facebook group to get involved in our work

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Equalities training

Courses that may help you when it comes to mental health, diversity or building your confidence.

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How is coronavirus disproportionately impacting LGBT+ people? See more here.

How is coronavirus impacting you? Take our survey here.

If you’re looking for our guide to your rights at work, find it here.

LGBT+ and Mental Health Webinar

 



LGBT+ rights at work
LGBT+ rights at work

Too many LGBT+ people are still discriminated at work. What are your rights? Read our new guidance to find out more.

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LGBT+ members news

LGBT+ History Month 2021
Melantha Chittenden - February 1st, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Today marks the first day of LGBT History Month. It is a time when LGBT people and their allies celebrate the lives and legacies of [...]
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My experience as a trans person
Dr Finn Ballard - December 8th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
This is a blog by Dr Finn Ballard on their experiences as a transgender person.  To undertake a gender transition, or a process of affirmation [...]
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New LGBT+ Guidance for Workers and Allies
Anna Mowbray - June 25th, 2020 | Reading Time: < 1 minute
This June 2020 would have been a month of Pride celebrations. However, this year, large scale parades and celebrations will not be possible.    To mark the month in these more [...]
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Pride month: member blog
Linda Ballard - June 15th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
This pride month I wanted to share my perspective on LGBT+ rights as a Christian. Alongside the support I receive, and the benefits of having [...]
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Now is the time to embrace flexible working
Lauren Crowley - June 10th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
For thousands of workers across the UK who are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many will be wondering why employers have been vehemently [...]
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Equal Pay at 50
Lauren Crowley - May 29th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Click straight through to the new resources here. Today on the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Equal Pay Act, we remember the struggle [...]
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50 years is long enough- Equal Pay at 50  
Anna Mowbray - May 29th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
On 29th May, the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Equal Pay Act, members of Community’s equalities team attended a virtual conference hosted by [...]
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What can an equalities rep do during Coronavirus?
Anna Mowbray - May 13th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
In my last post I talked about the importance of reps keeping up their work to represent members in this challenging time. At times like [...]
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Equalities strategy launched by Community
Community - February 21st, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
“Striving for equality is at the heart of what we do…” This week Community has launched its equalities strategy. A new booklet A Strategy for [...]
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LGBT+ History month: a member’s view
Community - February 12th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
“This was a moment in history that would change my life…” Meghan Marsh is an activist in Community’s financial and professional sector. We asked her [...]
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