MI5 - The Unlikely Ally
MI5 – The Unlikely Ally

Dispelling the myth about the UK’s intelligence agency

This #Pride our rainbow flag is more important than ever.

2020 has been a year of struggle for everyone, including the LGBT+ community.

#InThisTogether Messages
If you’re a young LGBT+ person stuck in a difficult situation because of lockdown, The British LGBT Awards,  It Gets Better UK and a...
#InThisTogether – Resources for LGBT+ Youth in Lockdown

LGBT+ youth are facing a challenge like never before.

#BrownDragExists and it’s time for it to be made visible in all spaces – Asifa Lahore

South Asian Drag has been kept behind the veil for far too long. 

It’s time to celebrate advertising’s diversity

For very good reasons the diversity of the marketing industry has come increasingly under scrutiny, and the reality is we often don’t like what…

Tia’s Story

Tia’s story is brought to you by NatWest, the proud Founding Partner of the British LGBT Awards.

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.

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…

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…

Sweden. You’re Welcome.

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

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…