Tag Archives: Stonewall

More Role Models Sought

Stonewall ran two bisexual role models programmes last year with around 60 people making their way through the training event. They got some excellent reviews – see the feature in our December issue. It’s back again this autumn. Stonewall say: We are delighted to be running a Role Models programme specifically for bi people to explore what it means to […]

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Stonewall Index highlights challenges for bis at work

This year’s Stonewall Workplace Equality Index makes for interesting reading. The report is based on monitoring of employers’ work on LGBT inclusion and representation, and a parallel survey completed by some 91,000 employees at companies and organisations. It’s important when reading the results to remember that it reflects around 400 workplaces which are actively working to be more inclusive and […]

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Stonewall encourages bi role models

Four years ago Stonewall published its first booklet showcasing lesbian, gay and bisexual people who it considered role models for LGB people. It was notable for having only one bisexual person profiled, Ed Lord OBE. This year in a project to turn that situation around they have organised two training events, the second of which ran in London today. Around […]

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Bi workers falling behind trans staff?

At the end of January Stonewall presented its annual list of the UK’s top employers for LGBT staff.  All the headlines were about how the Ministry of Defence had topped the league this time, but for me the interesting bits were elsewhere in the report. The “Workplace Equality Index” is one of Stonewall’s key programmes these days, as the big-ticket […]

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Building a new bi future?

 Stonewall held a meeting in  February that promised a  new, bi-positive direction.  Two attendees share their  thoughts… Marcus:  It’s LGBT History Month in February. That fact didn’t escape my notice as I waited for my train this morning to come into The London for a meeting today. Next year, we’ll be including today in the timeline of historic events. Stonewall […]

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Stonewall talks bi

The UK’s biggest lesbian and gay charity Stonewall held a meeting today to talk about bisexual issues and inclusion as part of its move to become an LGBT organisation. The meeting was held in London with around 30 people, many from bi community organisations like BiPhoria, Bi & Beyond and BiTopia, taking part. Stonewall has attracted criticism for bisexual erasure […]

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