Stonewall: Workplace Conference – 28 September 2018 (Manchester)

Date: 28 September 2018 Time: 9am – 5:30pm Location: Mercure Piccadilly Hotel, Portland Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 4PH Cost: £190 super early bird/ £210 early bird (before 24 August 18)/ £230 non-early bird for Stonewall Diversity Champions, or £240 super early bird/ £260 early bird/ £280 non-early bird for non-members (excl. VAT) The Stonewall Workplace Conference …

Trade Union Congress campaign: LGBT+ Pride

Too many LGBT+ people still don’t feel safe and comfortable at work. Unions have an essential role to play in fighting this discrimination. This is according to the 2018 Trade Union Congress (TUC) Pride campaign which calls for all LGBT+ people to join a union.

Women and Equalities Committee report: The Role of Minister for Women and Equalities and the Place of GEO in Government

The House of Commons logo.

The rate of change in the positions of the Minister for Women and Equalities and the Government Equalities Office (GEO) is unsatisfactory and unsustainable. It is a source of disruption and confusion, both within the Civil Service and among stakeholders.

This is from the June 2018 report (pdf) from the Women and Equalities Committee on the role of Minister for Women and Equalities and the place of GEO in government. 

Department for Education report: Transgender Awareness in Child and Family Social Work

department for education logo

Some evidence suggests childhood gender dysphoria remains poorly understood by social workers. Correspondingly some studies describe parents and children often find themselves having to educate the professionals around them.

This is from the May 2019 report (pdf) from the Department for Education on the adequacy and consistency of knowledge on gender variance in social work training and continuous professional development.