Pride in Sport

This year’s CHANNEL Islands Pride celebrations will see ‘Pride in Sport’ launching for the first time in the islands. Local sports teams, personalities and sporting events will be joining together to help tackle the problem of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport, showing support for LGBTQ+ equality and diversity by wearing rainbow laces and rainbow…

Channel Islands Pride

CHANNEL Islands Pride returns to Guernsey this year, on Saturday 8th September. The event, which is sponsored by the Channel Islands Co-Operative Society, is hosted alternately by Guernsey and Jersey, it first took place in Guernsey in September 2016 and was supported by over 2,500 people. Liberate is the local charity supporting the LGBTQ+ community…

Launching DIFERA – Liberate’s employer accreditation programme

DIFERA is Liberate’s employer accreditation programme. This is the first accreditation in the Channel Islands to award organisations with a quality mark that demonstrates to employees (past, present and future), to clients and suppliers that your organisation places Diversity, Inclusion, Fairness, Equality, Respect and Acceptance at the heart of what you do. The accreditation is a natural development from the Channel Islands…

London play features cast of Transgender actors

Message from Guernsey’s one and only Tigger Blaize: Hey Folks! Are you in London this month? I’m in this awesome play at Theatre Royal, Stratford East (near Westfield) until the 29th July. It features a cast of transgender actors. It’s a first! I’m representing Guernsey with Pride. Come and see it! 20% off tickets with PRIDE88…

Liberate launches DIFERA in Channel Islands

Why is Liberate launching DIFERA and what is it all about? DIFERA is the first scheme in the Channel Islands to award organisations with a quality mark that demonstrates to employees, to clients and suppliers that your organisation places Diversity, Inclusion, Fairness, Equality, Respect and Acceptance at the heart of what you do. DIFERA is…

People all over the island support #IDAHOT day

May 17th is #IDAHOT day.  International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.  People across the island have been posting photos in support. Deputy Jonathan Le Tocq was among those who posted pictures of themselves holding a variety of signs showing their support for inclusion and diversity. John Fernandez from ITV Channel Islands also posted a…