Category: LGBT+

A difficult Pride month
Joe Vinson - June 28th, 2021
It’s been a difficult Pride month. For another year, Covid has seen our usual celebrations cancelled and our fantastic pride marches postponed, separating those of [...]
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A better deal for LGBT+ workers
Melantha Chittenden - June 9th, 2021
Pride month means different things to different people - that’s one of the many things that’s so great about it. For some it’s a protest, [...]
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IDAHOBIT Together: Resisting, Supporting, Healing
Lauren Crowley - May 17th, 2021
Trade unions, and trade union activists, have a long history of supporting LGBT+ communities. As trade unionists we have a responsibility to support all of [...]
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LGBT+ History Month 2021
Melantha Chittenden - February 1st, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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