Tag: identity

Happy Persian New Year. Nowruz Mobarak

Hello Welcome to this week’s blog. Isn’t it great when an initiative inspires and motivates other colleagues. Having celebrated Chinese New Year, a colleague asked if we could highlight the Persian New Year. I was thrilled, so this…

You just have to respect me.

Hi This week we have a guest blogger, Eli. Eli is a Level 6 Illustration student currently working as an intern within the team. This is a very timely post as we mark Transgender Awareness Week When you…

Black History Month | History

Hello This week’s blog features a Black History Month blog from 2014. This was a topic I intended to cover, ahead of October, which marks Black History Month in the UK. However, a colleague in History kindly offered this blog…

The prophetic ramblings of an imperfect soul

Hello This week’s blog contains Alexander’s poem, The prophetic ramblings of an imperfect soul. Alexander was the second runner up in our “Celebrate Diversity” competition. As you will read, his entry was very different from the other two….

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)

Hi Given that next week celebrates International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), I thought it might be interesting to explore it’s origins. Although I have been in the field of equality, diversity and inclusion for a…

Closing the gap

Hello I hope that you have enjoyed our guest bloggers over the last few weeks. As it was LGBT History Month, it seemed appropriate to focus on LGBT. As we leave February and move into March, the spotlight…

The Rainbow Flag and Other History

Happy Wednesday, and welcome to this week’s blog! As a History student, I have a strong belief that progress cannot be realized without an examination of where we have been. So before recognizing the distance we still have…