Gay and lesbian teachers suffer "real anxiety" because of a law that allows a school to protect its religious ethos when it comes to who they employ.
Stonewall, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality charity, has today launched a list of the 20 most inclusive law firms for LGB staff.
Stonewall, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality charity, has been working with integrated property and infrastructure group Lend Lease to celebrate LGBT equality within the property and construction industry.
McDonald's have told Newsbeat a security guard responsible for stopping two men kissing in one of their restaurants will never work for them again.
Stonewall today publishes its Top 100 Employers 2015, showcasing Britain's best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is named as 2015’s top gay-friendly employer; in second place is Tower Hamlets Homes and Lloyds Banking Group is third. On the fifteenth anniversary of the repeal of the ban on lesbian, gay and bisexual people serving in the military all three of the armed forces appear on the list for the first time and MI5 takes seventh place.
Stonewall today launches a new programme to bring together top-performing organisations who have consistently demonstrated exemplary practice to support their lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. The new Stonewall Star Performers – named as Accenture, Barclays, EY, Gentoo, Goldman Sachs, Home Office, IBM and Simmons & Simmons – will lead the development of best practice in Britain and around the world.
Stonewall last night launched the tenth edition of the Starting Out guide – Britain’s national guide of gay-friendly employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual students and jobseekers. Supported by Credit Suisse, the 2014 guide showcases 573 employers and Diversity Champions – 25 per cent more than in 2013, and the highest to date.
John Amaechi OBE, the organisational consultant and former international basketball player and X Factor’s Marcus Collins are two of the keynote speakers at Stonewall’s 2014 Manchester Workplace Conference, Britain’s leading conference on sexual orientation issues in the workplace.
An employment tribunal judge ruled that "such a comment would not have been made to a heterosexual man or woman in similar circumstances"
A managing director who asked his openly gay employee if he had AIDS when he saw that he was ill at work dismissed the question as 'office banter' at an employment tribunal hearing.