What about the cases of companies that display their rainbow credentials, but don’t crack down on homophobic acts by staff?
Chairman of Emerald Life, the UK's first insurer fighting for equality for LGBT people, women and non-traditional families. Steve previously lived in Russia for eight years with his husband doing oil and gas deals. He has always been involved with LGBT issues and campaigns, and in 1998 was a silver medallist in the Latin American contest at the Gay Games in Amsterdam.
I am sometimes surprised by how little my straight friends (and even some of my gay friends) know about the world-changing effects of PrEP/PEP
28/05/2018 18:59 BST
The Prime Minister’s Brexit speech at Mansion House last Friday may have been the first time we saw flesh on the Brexit bones, but has the deal/ship already sailed? And is anyone planning her negotiation strategy?
05/03/2018 11:29 GMT
How family law fails LGBT families, and how governments aren’t doing enough
01/02/2018 11:51 GMT
The Sunday edition of the Thunderer used to be an authoritative news source. Not any more. Monday was the International
22/11/2017 12:26 GMT
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The great British public loves a good deal, and good for them. But they need to understand and live with the consequences - service issues, delays and yes, occasionally, total collapse. Budget airlines are a great idea; just know what you are getting into.
04/10/2017 17:23 BST
There are only four banknotes - £5, £10, £20 and £50. The new polymer £20 is due out in 2020, which will just leave the £50 to be replaced (no date has yet been set for that). Would it really be that difficult to have an understanding that there should be two women and two men at any one time?
14/09/2017 15:13 BST
They don't deny that there are still incidents of homophobia all too frequently, and that more could be done at the top levels to set examples and to punish. For example, the 'kick it out' campaign seems less energised than when it was just about racism. However, every Sunday (and every Tuesday evenings for training) the Falcons players are showing that their love of the game, and their love of playing, does not diminish because they are gay, bi, or straight allies.
07/09/2017 12:47 BST
Football is a great and glorious sport that can be both exhilarating and crushing at the same time. The sport itself can be dogged in controversy from time to time (World Cup anyone?) yet it has the power to unite and lead. It should be better at leading on the issue of gay players in professional football.
29/08/2017 17:12 BST
First though, some thanks are in order to the board. It is never easy to produce a report that is critical, especially for an event that is largely staffed by volunteers. However, Pride in London is the UK's headline Pride event, and the LGBT community would be doing itself a disservice were it not to review and look to improve.
22/08/2017 14:56 BST
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The Danger Of Humour In Advertising - How Pride In London Managed To Cause Offence, Even With The Best Intentions
Any good politician will tell you not to take your core audience for granted. This is what seems to have happened with Pride in London this year. Of course Pride has evolved, but it must not end up with the LGBT community feeling marginalised at their own event.
05/07/2017 14:00 BST
In a strong democracy (and let's not forget that we live in a strong democracy), this continued focus on equality will pay off provided that, as a community backed by its supporters, we make sure that issues around LGBT rights, womens reproductive rights, and issues that we would otherwise take for granted in the rest of the UK are not lost in the storm of an approaching Brexit.
14/06/2017 11:29 BST
Sometimes we in the UK forget how important it is, in countries that are in transition, to see positive examples of LGBT acceptance. And a large televised multinational event that proclaims diversity in the way that Eurovision does can really help to educate its viewers.
12/05/2017 16:29 BST
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In a country where 20 per cent of the population thinks that gay people should be 'isolated from society' and 41 per cent think that the state should persecute people with 'untraditional sexual preferences' in order to 'exterminate the phenomenon', we have no option but to remain vigilant, and remain loud.
14/04/2017 15:36 BST
We need to continue to strive for full equality, not just within the guidelines of the law, but in everyday life. We shouldn't stop until the whole wedding experience is built to celebrate diversity, so that everyone has a truly wonderful and memorable day.
27/03/2017 13:10 BST
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