Chaired by former Women and Equalities Select Committee Member and MP, Ben Howlett alongside a civil society committee chaired by Chief Executive of Just Like Us (a charity for LGBT+ youth) Dom Arnall and representatives of local and regional government, the Commission aims to provide research, policy recommendations and an implementation plan to leading decision makers across the diversity and inclusion ecosystem. Taking a bottom up approach, the Commission will take data, insights and recommendations from civil society, business, and local and regional government to the national level.
By highlighting how examples of best practice have changed peoples lives, the Commission aims to provide an implementation plan for changes within four key areas of policy: health inequalities, housing and homelessness, hate crime and violence, and employment.
UK Government considering law changes which would see trans women banned from female-only spaces.
Leeds City Council Secures a Spot on Stonewall’s Top 100 List for Leading LGBTQ+ Inclusive Employers
Leeds City Council has once again been named one of the most inclusive employers in Britain by Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans equality charity Stonewall.
Richard Angell, Campaigns Director at Terrence Higgins Trust writes on how opt-out HIV testing can save lives and money
This World AIDS Day, Chamber sat down with Lord Fowler to discuss the global fight against AIDS
Chamber UK recently sat down with Jay Stewart, CEO and Co-Founder of Gendered Intelligence (a charity working to improve the understanding of gender diversity and improve the lives of trans and gender diverse people), to discuss the current climate for trans people and his hopes moving forward
The final section of the LGBT+ Commission Inquiry Session looked at how businesses can effectively approach intersectionality in the workplace
In it’s final inquiry session, the LGBT+ Commission asked how businesses can effectively advance LGBT+ inclusion
Chaired by Alison Lowe OBE, the third inquiry session of the LGBT+ Commission took place on 29th March. This session focussed on the issues that
Liz Truss was nicknamed the ‘Minister for Inequalities’ by many in the LGBT+ community. Will she able to recover credibility and deliver?
LGBT+ adults are twice as likely to have been bullied in school and avoided going – and anti-LGBT+ bullying rates are worse today – new independent research by Just Like Us reveals
In this feature Sue Pascoe details her views on LGBT+ rights and today’s issues on inclusivity and the protection of human rights for all individuals.
In a huge step for LGBT+ equality, access to IVF treatment has been equalised for lesbians, bisexual women and trans people across England
50 years after the first pride march, LGBT+ activists retraced their steps
With 2022 marking the 50th anniversary of Pride in the UK, Chamber UK held a special edition of Levelling Up the Conversation to discuss the
The interim findings of the LGBT+ Commission have today been launched
A new survey found that 10% of parents would never talk about LGBTQ+ topics with their children