WOMEN ON TOP: “It’s all about people not having to hide, that’s really the core of it”

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Reed Smith’s Learning and Development Director, Alicia Millar, talks about why everybody needs a voice and why the focus doesn’t need to always be on bringing an “authentic self to work” BY MYGWORK Typing the phrase “authentic self” or “bring your whole self to work” into Google will yield hundreds of thousands of results, and [….]

LIFESTYLE: Folio London are here for LGBTQI renters

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Their brand mission is to champion renters across London, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic BY FOLIO LONDON When The Prime Minister announced that shops, restaurants, bars gyms, schools and offices were to close whilst re-enforcing the message that we should “stay at home”, many renters up and down the Country were left feeling anxious and [….]

Choosing a sperm donor: Basic or extended profile?

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“Remember that the choice is yours, and you should choose what feels right for you!” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Increasingly more people are choosing to buy donor sperm from a sperm bank, and during the search for the right donor, the inevitable question of what kind of donor profile you would prefer will come up. But [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “Having our son was the catalyst to changing the way I was at work”

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Santander’s Kirsty Lacey sits down to talk about becoming a mother and not keeping her sexuality a secret BY LOUISE SINNERTON Kirsty was not one of those people that kept her wife a secret, but she wasn’t explicit about their relationship either. She has been married for six years and it was only 16 months [….]

PARENTING: What makes a family?

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“The genetic link is not always the most important connection” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL What makes a family? When talking about alternative family constellations, this question becomes very interesting. Despite the many challenges that can arise within this question, most people can agree that love is one of the most important factors when talking about a family [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “Want to create a community? Start it yourself”

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Farfetch’s Autumn Pray on the importance of visibility and community in the workplace BY LOUISE SINNERTON AT MYGWORK A thorough understanding of how networks work and an experience of coming out in different workplaces are just some of the attributes Autumn Pray brought to the table when helping to set up Farfetch’s LGBTQI+ network. Before working [….]

This is why people choose to become sperm donors

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“One of the main motivations is a desire to help others” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Sperm banks have for many years helped women from all over the world to become pregnant. Cryos, the world’s largest sperm bank has more than 1,000 donors registered on their online database, meaning there’s plenty of choice. But why do people [….]