Stonewall Workplace Equality Index is published

Stonewall has today published its 2016 Workplace Equality Index More than 400 organisations took part in the 2016 Workplace Equality Index, the highest number in its 12-year history. The WEI is a powerful evidence-based benchmarking tool used by employers to assess their achievements and progress on LGBT equality in the workplace. Each participant must demonstrate…

Winter Pride event London Jan 30th 2016

Anyone thinking of popping over to London for the Winter Pride event on January 30th? The event is being held at The Coronet at Elephant & Castle from 9pm until 6am.  There’s an impressive line up, with live acts and DJs.  The event is sponsored by Smirnoff, so there’s be some delicious cocktails to be…

A little festive song for Christmas

This festive ditty by Out of the Blue, Oxford’s all male a cappella group, is aiming to raise funds for Helen & Douglas House, the world’s first children’s hospice; it provides much needed palliative, respite, end-of-life and bereavement care to life-limited children and young adults, and their families. For more information, go to www.helenanddouglas.org.uk/

States of Guernsey approve Same Sex Marriage

The States of Guernsey approved the introduction of Same Sex Marriage in this afternoon’s sitting, but a majority of 37 to 7. An amendment was proposed by Deputy Hunter Adam, to introduce Union Civile as an alternative to Same Sex Marriage.  This was defeated by 40 votes to 4. Another amendment, proposed by Deputy De…