Category: News

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BBC struggles to hit targets for staff diversity

The BBC is struggling to meet its own targets on increasing the diversity of its workforce, with a tiny increase in minority employees over the past y...
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Ahead of International Women’s Day, how brands can play a positive role in the women’s empowerment conversation

Written By: Nishma Rob  3/3/16 The call for greater equality of opportunity for women in all areas of life, from the workplace to politics or the spo...
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H&M Studio welcomes diversity with transgender model Andreja Pejic, plus size beauty Ashley Graham and runway veteran Pat Cleveland on the catwalk

Written By: Emma McCarthy    3/3/16 High street brand H&M is pinning its hopes on the latest collection from its catwalk line in order to curb ...
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Scottish employers to get new guidelines on pregnancy and maternity rights

New guidelines will be produced to help Scottish employers manage pregnancy and maternity, and promote “fairer workplaces”, the Scottish G...
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Eddie Redmayne speaks out for homeless LGBT youth

The Danish Girl actor visited the Los Angeles LGBT Centre over the weekend. Eddie Redmayne sat down with centre’s CEO Lorri L. Jean to learn abou...
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Unlawful adverts jeopardise job opportunities says Commission

Thousands of people could be at risk of being denied jobs and services each year due to unlawful, discriminatory adverts, the Equality and Human Right...
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Swiss voters reject same-sex marriage ban

Written by: Bobby Rae  29/2/16 Voters in Switzerland have rejected a referendum initiative that would have changed the constitution and banned same-s...
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How 2016 is set to be a breakthrough year for actors with autism on stage and screen

Jules Robertson is revealing how he broke Twitter. “The reaction has been really good, really positive. I get the best lines as well — I steal the...
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The trans conundrum – what is the real meaning of ‘gender’?

Blurring the line between the objective reality of biological sex and ‘gender identity’ acts to reinforce politically conservative ideas under the...
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A father’s fight for hope

  In Moss Side, Fathers Against Violence is helping to end the cycle of absent fathers and give new direction to young people at risk of getting ...