DIVA COMMUNITY: New Stonewall CEO Nancy Kelley joins #TheRileyInterviews

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Join the DIVA Community to tune in to this exclusive chat with Nancy Kelley  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS DIVA has launched a series of DIVA Community exclusive and live Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters called #TheRileyInterviews.  Tonight (9 July) at 8pm as part of the series, the brand-new Chief Executive Officer of Stonewall, Nancy Kelley, [….]

NEWS: Nancy Kelley appointed as new CEO of Stonewall

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“We need to continue to fight for a world in which every lesbian, gay, bi and trans person is safe and free to be themselves” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Stonewall, Britain’s leading charity for LGBTQI equality, today is proud to announce that Nancy Kelley will be joining their team as their new Chief Executive. Described as “an outstanding [….]

NEWS: Stonewall announces Sheldon Mills as new chair of trustees

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Jan Gooding steps down after six year term and remains on the board as a trustee BY KELLY-ANNE TAYLOR. IMAGE STONEWALL This morning, Stonewall, Britain’s leading charity for LGBT+ equality, announced the appointment of its new Chair of Trustees, Sheldon Mills.  “I’m hugely excited and proud to be appointed Chair,” said Sheldon. “Right now, we’re [….]

Hannah Gadsby makes surprise appearance at DIVA-sponsored Stonewall Stand Up

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The Nanette legend surprises audiences at LGBTQI fundraiser comedy gig Stonewall Stand Up Sessions BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGES DIVA MAGAZINE. Attendees at this year’s Stonewall Stand Up Sessions, sponsored by DIVA, were treated to quite the surprise yesterday evening when Nanette comedy megastar, Hannah Gadsby turned up as surprise headliner. [IKR?] Hosted by the bloody [….]

Former Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt granted peerage

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“Ruth’s 14 years at the charity has been marked by extraordinary progress in our mission to build acceptance for LGBT people” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE ANDY TYLER. The former chief executive of leading LGBTQI charity Stonewall, Ruth Hunt, has been granted a peerage in the latest Resignations Peerages list alongside 19 others. The Prime Minister’s [….]

British public widely supportive of LGBT-inclusive education, research finds

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Stonewall urge the public to “come out” in support of inclusive education as the new school year begins BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS New research by nfpSynergy and commissioned by Stonewall, showed that 60% of the British public support primary school teachers educating students about LGBTQI families.  Among those aged 16–24 years old, support was even higher [….]

Stonewall @ 50: Word on the Tweet

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How are people remembering Stonewall across social media? BY RACHEL BADHAM. IMAGE DANIELLE MUSTARDE Pride month is an essential part of the fight for LGBTQI equality, and this year, Pride is more important than ever as 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary since the Stonewall riots in 1969 – and today, on the 28th June – [….]