I never set out on a path to be different. At school it was beaten into us (sometimes quite literally) that boys were boys, we did boy things played football, rugby and did metalwork and technical drawing. Girls on the other hand played netball, did Home Economics and needlework. The world I grew up in… Read More When mainstreaming diversity matters the most
I’m very fortunate, during my time as Chair of OUTbound I have got to work with some great brands supporting projects that I felt very strongly about. Thankfully these brands understood that high profile projects supporting LGBT+ diversity actually makes good business sense. I’m even more gratified because raising that kind of cash from a… Read More Why community engagement not only makes good sense…but good business sense
Back in 2005 Transport for London launched their staff network groups, I remember it well. I’d been in the job about 10 months and had been actively looking to see if LGBT matters were on TfL’s staff priority list. Although I’m comfortable with my own sexuality, I wanted to connect with other like-minded people at work.… Read More The importance of staff networks – who cares?