A career in tech can take you places… literally.

Working across four continents in her 11 years at Macquarie, Linda Pace’s tech career has taken her around the world.

Geff Parsons tells us what it takes to be an Inspirational Leader

The most recent addition to our 2020 British LGBT Awards judging panel is LGBT+ Inspirational Leader, Geffrye Parsons.

Ruby Rose turns from fighting gender binaries to fighting crime

Ruby Rose’s Batwoman has been patrolling the streets of Gotham for a few weeks now, and we sure could get used to it! The…

Out at Tesco Chair joins 2020 Judging Panel

We are thrilled to confirm that Barry Davies from Tesco will be joining our esteemed panel of judges for the 2020 British LGBT Awards.

E^ST is Doing It

Up-and-coming artist E^ST is back with her new single “Talk Deep” ahead of a debut album which will be released next year.    …

Clifford Chance is Looking for Next-Gen LGBT+ Lawyers

Are you an LGBT+ student or graduate interested in a career in law? 

Channel 4’s Diversity in Advertising Awards Winner Announced

In their first advert made specifically for the UK market, Starbucks have won Channel 4’s Diversity in Advertising Award. Each year,the competition focuses on a…

“Nobody should feel unwelcome or at a disadvantage because of their orientation”

The following is a profile of Ellis Beare from Network Rail Ellis Beare works as a signaller for Network Rail based in Herefordshire on…

“MI5 is a place that feels right for me and allows me to be myself”

The following is a profile of an employee at MI5 MI5 has been a consistent top performer in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index for…

Network Rail: “There’s a growing awareness of LGBT+ issues”

The following is a profile of Babak Erfani MBE from Network Rail. Babak is a scheme sponsor of Signalling and Digital Railway projects at Network…

MI5: The importance of having a senior LGBT+ champion

The following is a profile of a senior LGBT+ champion at MI5 For me, being the senior champion for LGBT is one of the…

Celebrating International Women’s Day with LBQWomen

This International Women’s Day we’re proud to celebrate and support all the wonderful women in our lives. Not just our cis-ters, but all our sisters:…

‘Here’s to Love’: McCain

As a modern family owned brand that’s been part of the fabric of the nation’s mealtimes for over 50 years, McCain is passionate about…

“The importance of LGBT+ inclusion is absolutely clear to us”: Rolls-Royce

In Rolls-Royce, we are conscious that engineering has a reputation, often unfairly, for having a culture that makes it tough for those that don’t…

Nomura’s LGBTA journey

Nomura is committed to becoming an inclusive financial services organisation by connecting and enhancing the power of diverse people and thought across all aspects…

A growing partnership, a growing confidence – THT Work Positive & Barclays Early Careers

A quarter of people living with HIV in the UK are unemployed. The THT Work Positive Programme, funded by Barclays Spectrum, supports individuals in…

Being LGBT+ at Mi5

Senior Management I joined MI5 in 2007 and am Head of the Behavioural Science Unit and Personnel Security Team. It’s a fun, dynamic place…

LGBT+ inclusion at Rolls-Royce

In Rolls-Royce, we value the benefits of being visible when it comes to supporting LGBT+ inclusion, and we want to showcase this support not…

Bringing communities together: Faith+LGBT event at Barclays

Barclays prides itself on allowing employees to bring their true selves to work, and we wanted to turn this up a notch by opening…

LGBT+ allies at HSBC UK

Profiles of two supporters from HSBC, Paul Dewick Day and Susan Catherine Rooney.   Paul Dewick Day Why is your role in Pride important to…

MI5 and its ‘Allies Programme’

When MI5 was named the most gay-friendly employer in Britain by Stonewall, it made us reflect on the fact that up until 1992 LGBT…

“We have no plans to stop collaborating just yet”: Rolls-Royce

In Rolls-Royce, we recognise the importance of fostering a culture in which everyone can feel included, but changing a culture or making employees feel…

Why you should join us: HouseProud

You’ve probably heard about HouseProud by now, as we have become much talked-about over the past few months.  HouseProud is the free and volunteer-run…

Question time with HSBC UK’s Pride Network

An interview with Chris Maddren and Emily Smith-Reid, Co-Chairs of HSBC UK’s Pride Network. Apart from being the co-chairs of HSBC UK’s Pride network, what…

“Inclusive cultures make people feel valued”: TSB

TSB returned to UK high streets in 2013 with a clear mission: to bring more competition to UK banking and ultimately make banking better…

“It’s our diversity that makes us stronger”: Standard Chartered

At Standard Chartered, we are committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture – one where everyone can…

Interview with Samantha Nelson

Three months after winning the British LGBT Awards’ Diversity Champion, we interview Samantha Nelson from Marsh. There was some strong competition, how did it…

Sweden. You’re Welcome.

Swedish Ambassador to the UK hosts LGBTQ Pride event in partnership with VisitSweden at the Swedish Residence in London.

An interview with David Mann from Freehold

British LGBT Awards’ CEO Sarah met with David Mann from Freehold to find out more about this Real Estate Intra-LGBT Network. When did Freehold…

Video: Virgin Holidays’ Thoughts On LGBT+

Mark Anderson, a 2017 British LGBT Awards Judge talks about Virgin Atlantic’s commitment to LGBT.

Headline Sponsor, Natwest

Louise Smith and Mark Reace-Coles from Natwest talking about Natwest’s values and why they sponsor the British LGBT Awards.  

Top 10 Corporate Straight Ally: Louise Bradley

Louise Bradley from Oliver Wyman, Top 10 Corporate Straight Ally talks about why the British LGBT Awards are important.  

Top 10 LGBT+ Inspirational Leader: Jo Rzymowska

Jo Rzymowska, Top 10 LGBT+ Inspirational Leader talks about why the British LGBT Awards are important.  

Top 10 Diversity Champion: Daisy Reeves

Daisy Reeves, Top 10 Diversity Champion talks backstage about her shortlisting, being an LBWomen Ambassador, and why the British LBGT Awards are important.  

Top 10 Employer or Company: PWC

Andy Woodfield, a partner at PWC talks backstage about PWC’s shortlisting and why the British LBGT Awards are important.  

Top 10 Interview with Benny Higgins from Tesco

Benny Higgins, Chief Executive at Tesco Bank and Top 10 Corporate Straight Ally talks about why the British LGBT Awards are important.  

Top 10 Diversity Champion: Angela Kay

Angela Kay from BUPA, Top 10 Diversity Champion talks backstage about her shortlisting and why the British LBGT Awards are important.  

Top 10 interview with Stephanie Hirst

Stephanie Hirst, Top 10 Celebrity Rising Star talks backstage about her shortlisting and why the British LBGT Awards are important.  

Top 10 interview with Richmond, Virginia

Katherine O’Donnell representing Top 10 Destination, Richmond in Virginia (US) joins us backstage at the British LGBT Awards 2017 to talk about why LGBT+ holiday destinations…

Top 10 Interview with Matt Lister

Matt Lister, Top 10 Celebrity Rising Star at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about the importance of being shortlisted for this award.  

Top 10 Interview with Christina Riley from Balfour Beatty

Christina Riley, winner of Corporate Rising Star at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about her win.  

Top 10 Interview with Annie Wallace

Annie Wallace, Top 10 Celebrity Rising Star talks backstage about her shortlisting and why the British LBGT Awards are important.  

Top 10 Interview with Dominic Addison from Égalité

Interview with Dominic Addison, Lead for Égalité UK, Publicis Groupe Égalité UK is the UK chapter of Égalité , the Publicis Groupe employee network…

Lauren Jauregui’s Acceptance Speech for the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Watch Lauren Jauregui’s acceptance speech after receiving the adidas Celebrity of the Year award at the 2017 British LGBT Awards.  

Backstage with Russell T Davies at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Russell T Davies, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about how it feels to win.  

Backstage with Shannon Beveridge at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Shannon Beveridge, winner of the LGBT+ Celebrity Rising Star Award at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award.  

Caitlyn Jenner acceptance speech at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Caitlyn Jenner’s speech after winning the Huffington Post Loud & Proud award. She talks about her journey, her book, being out and authentic.  

Acceptance Speech from HRH Prince William for the 2017 British LGBT Awards

HRH Prince William gives his acceptance speech after winning the Straight Ally award for the British LGBT Awards 2017. The Royal Family member talks…

Acceptance Speech from Chardine Taylor-Stone at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Chardine Taylor-Stone’s acceptance speech after winning the Outstanding Contribution to LGBT+ Lives. Listen to her talk about being black and a lesbian, coming together…

Acceptance Speech from Shannon Beveridge at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Shannon Beveridge’s speech after winning her award for Celebrity Rising Star 2017, handed to her by Rose & Rosie.

Acceptance Speech from Russell T Davies at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Russell T Davies’s speech after winning the NatWest Lifetime Achievement Award. Davis gives his awards to those arrested in Chechnya and talks about his…

Acceptance Speech from Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black, winner of the Independent Influencer Award at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award.

Backstage with Rylan and Dan Clark-Neal at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Ryland and Dan Clark-Neal, winner of Media Moment Award at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award.

Backstage with Clare Balding at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Clare Balding, winner of the Broadcaster/Journalist Award at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award.

Backstage with Chardine Taylor-Stone at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Chardine Taylor-Stone , winner of the Outstanding Contribution to LGBT+ Life Award at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award. Chardine…

Backstage with Samantha Jayne Nelson at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Samantha Jayne Nelson, winner of Diversity Champion Award at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award. Samantha is Chair of the…

Backstage with Network Rail at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Network Rail, winner of LGBT+ Network Group at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award.

Backstage with PWC at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Andy Woodfield and Albertha Charles from PWC, winner of Employer or Company at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award. PwC’s…

Backstage with Netflix at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Netflix, winner of Brand or Marketing Campaign at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award.

Backstage with David Bryan at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

David Bryan, winner of Corporate Straight Ally at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award. David has been a senior leader…

Backstage with KICK IT OUT at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

KICK IT OUT, winner of Charity or Community Initiative Award at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award. Kick It Out…

Backstage with Christina Riley at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Christina Riley, winner of LGBT+ Corporate Rising Star at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award.

Backstage with Sue Baines at the 2017 British LGBT Awards

Sue Baines, winner of LGBT+ Inspirational Leader at the British LGBT Awards 2017 talks about winning this award.

Case Study: Barclays

Barclays recognises the crucial importance of attracting, retaining, and developing world class professionals. We are fully committed to a global strategy to cultivate a…

Case Study: Marsh

People power our business. At Marsh, we value the individuality of each of our colleagues because our differences make us stronger as we drive…

Interview with Sarah Waters

Winner of the Lifetime Achievement award at last year’s British LGBT Awards, Sarah Waters is famous for her novels featuring lesbian protagonists, including the…

Top 10 Interview with RBS

RBS RAINBOW NETWORK The RBS Rainbow Network (open to all employees) is one of the largest LGBT networks in the Banking Sector and was…

Top 10 Interview with Martin Egan from BNP Paribas

Martin is Global Co-Head Primary and Secondary Markets at BNP Paribas Martin is a Senior Business Sponsor for the LGBT network and has been…

2015 British LGBT Awards Ceremony

Dubbed the Gay Oscars, celebrities, business leaders and ‘straight allies’ were recognised at the British LGBT Awards at London’s Landmark Hotel on Friday 24…

Acceptance Speech from Kylie Minogue for the 2015 British LGBT Awards

Kylie Minogue, winner of the Global Icon Award at the British LGBT Awards 2015 talks about winning this award.

Acceptance Speech from Adam Lambert for the 2015 British LGBT Awards

Adam Lambert, winner of Music Icon Award at the British LGBT Awards 2015 talks about winning this award.

Acceptance Speech by Daniel Radcliffe for the 2015 British LGBT Awards

Daniel Radcliffe, winner of Celebrity Straight Ally Award at the British LGBT Awards 2015 talks about winning this award.