FSB launches new LGBTQI Business Hub for the UK’s entrepreneurs

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Are you an LGBTQI-owned small business? The organisation is here to help you grow BY DIVA STAFF The UK’s biggest small business membership organisation Federation Of Small Businesses (FSB), has just launched a brand new digital resource hub that not only supports and encourages LGBTQI entrepreneurship, but promotes inclusivity in workplaces as well. The FSB [….]

Mother of trans child speaks out on sickening hate crime: “I could have lost my child”

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“As a mother of a transgender teenager, this is your worst fear” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY ORIEL FRANKIE ASHCROFT VIA PEXELS When a parent’s child comes out as transgender, it’s hard to ignore fears for their safety when navigating our rampantly transphobic world. For Great Harwood mum, Rowan Taylor, these anxieties sadly became a [….]

Author Marlo Mack and Mermaid’s Darren Mew on allyship, trans visibility and normalising transness

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“I’m immensely grateful to all transgender people who have stepped into the public eye as advocates and role models” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY WILL AUSTIN Near the beginning of this month, I read Marlo Mack’s memoir How To Be A Girl, where she documents her journey as a single mother raising her young transgender [….]

Women On Top: “I kept looking at the other women surrounding me thinking why don’t I look like that, that’s what my body should look like”

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Jill Wuyts, an operations specialist for Sanofi, shares her story of becoming the person she always wanted to be BY MYGWORK, IMAGES BY JILL WUYTZ Jill lives and grew up in Belgium, where she has always had a passion for aviation and her hobbies include going to airshows, watching aviation documentaries, and learning about different [….]

Women On Top: Normalising LGBTQI Conversations at Work

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Allied’s LaRissa O’Neal talks to myGwork’s Pepi Sappal about how her multi-faceted identity has fuelled her passion for diversity and inclusion BY MYGWORK, IMAGES BY LARISSA O’NEAL When LaRissa O’Neal took on the role of Director of Learning and Development at Allied Electronics & Automation (part of Electrocomponents Plc, which RS Components also belongs to) [….]

The Bank of London joins Rainbow Honours 2022 as headline sponsor

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Have someone in mind? Nominate by 17 March! BY DOMINIC BRAMLEY-CARR, IMAGE BY DIVERSITY UMBRELLA Great news, DIVAs! The Rainbow Honours 2022 has announced The Bank of London as its headline sponsor, with the event taking place at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London on Wednesday 1 June 2022. The awards pay tribute to groups, institutions, charities, [….]

Love After Lockdown: How to ask for what you want in the bedroom

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How do you keep confidence high if your best moves ain’t doing it? BY THE CHEEKY CHARMER, IMAGE BY GUSTAVO FRING VIA PEXELS “I slam the door (Boom!)When I come into the bedroom (Wham! Bam!)‘Cause I’m the King of the castle (na na na) Turn me on turn me loose (…)Come get some of this, [….]