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Trans Notes from a Small Island: United Through Pride

Trans Notes from a Small Island: United Through Pride

September in the Channel Islands has seen three firsts: the first pan-island Pride, the first Equality & Diversity Awards and the first award by a tribunal of compensation for hurt and distress from discriminatory behaviour in the workplace. Pride was a truly pan-island event this year with a whole week of celebrations in both the […]

Twitter Hires LGBT+ Advocate To Oversee Diversity

Twitter Hires LGBT+ Advocate To Oversee Diversity

The social media networking giant Twitter has faced a great deal of criticism over the last few months over their workplace diversity as their own figures painted a less than desirable picture.  According to it’s own reports it was revealed that within their US workforce only 3% of staff were African American, and only 30% […]

Trans Notes from a Small Island: Everyone Deserves Pride

Trans Notes from a Small Island: Everyone Deserves Pride

The Channel Islands held their first ever Pride event last weekend. It was held in my home island, Jersey, and I was part of the organising committee, with responsibility for delivering the parade safely from its starting point to its end. This meant that I saw very little of the parade and my enjoyment of […]