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  • World AIDS Day: Matthew's story

    Our volunteers are organising collections across the UK to support World AIDS Day. Matthew, one of our volunteers based in Manchester, shares why he's marking the day.

  • Allies in Action: Naomi Diver

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Naomi works for the Environment Agency, and in this post, tells us about why she took part in Pride as an ally.

  • Allies in Action: Matt Baugh

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Matt is a Director at the Department for Exiting the European Union, and an LGBT+ ally.

  • Allies in Action: Ian Moore

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Ian works for HM Prison and Probation Service. Here, Ian shares his thoughts on being an LGBT+ ally.

  • Allies in Action: Sara Daunton

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Sara works for the Ministry of Defence. In this post, Sara shares some insights being an ally in the RAF.

  • Allies in Action: Paul Wilson

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Paul works for the Ministry of Defence. In this post, Paul shares his experiences as an LGBT+ ally.

  • Allies in Action: Joanne Osborne

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Joanne works for the Department of Work and Pensions. In this post, Joanne shares some of her work as an LGBT ally.

  • Allies in Action: Tom Read

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Tom works for the Ministry of Justice. In this post, he shares some of his work as an LGBT ally.

  • Allies in Action: Sam O’Neill

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Sam works for the Department of Work and Pensions. Here, Sam shares their thoughts on being an ally.

  • Allies in Action: Pamela Rowlands

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Pamela works for HM Courts and Tribunals Service. In this post, Pam shares some quick thoughts on her role as an ally.

  • Allies in Action: Nick Pett

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Nick works at the Ministry of Defence. In this blog post, he tells us why allies are important.

  • Allies in Action: Jacky Lawrence

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Jacky works in the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal. In this post, Jacky shares what being an ally means to them.

  • Allies in Action: Sam Forster

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Sam works in the Ministry of Justice. In this post, he talks about his role as an ally.

  • Allies in Action: Keri Murphy

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Keri works for the Department for Work and Pensions. In this post, we asked Keri shares what she's doing to be an ally.

  • Allies in Action: Isobel Lowe-Zinola

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Isobel works at the Department for Education. In this post, Isobel shares why being an ally is important to her.

  • Allies in Action: David Neale

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. David works in the Ministry of Defence. In this post, David shares why he thinks being an ally is important.

  • Allies in Action: Caroline Hendrix

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Caroline works for the Department for International Trade. In this post, we asked Caroline tells us what being an ally means to her.

  • It’s Civil Service Allies Week

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people.

  • Allies in Action: Raymond Jenner

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Raymond works for the Ministry of Defence. In this post, we asked Raymond to share some thoughts on why allies are important.

  • Allies in Action: Phil Blunden

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Phil works for the Ministry of Defence. Here's Phil's thoughts on why allies are important.

  • Allies in Action: Karen Notaro

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Karen works for the Ministry of Justice. Here's why being an ally is important to Karen.

  • Allies in Action: Elaine Radburn

    This week, we’re celebrating the allies making the Civil Service a great place to work for LGBT+ people. Elaine works for the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government. Here's what Elaine is doing do be a brilliant ally.

  • Our Workplace Equality Index project. What’s next?

    We’ve set up a team to help departments and networks improve their policies and do better in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index. In this blog post, our project team shares a little about what’s coming next.

  • What happened at “OneTeamGov LGBT*”

    Roisin Murray, one of our volunteers based in Manchester, went to the OneTeamGov LGBT* event this month. In this post, Roisin shares her thoughts from the day.

  • We're creating a “Civil Service Allies Week”

    Allies are important to making workplaces inclusive, so we're creating a week to celebrate our allies and to encourage others to help.

  • Watch: In Conversation with PRISM

    The Welsh Government’s LGBTI+ network, PRISM, have created a short film as part of the Iris Prize.

  • National Coming Out Day: Jack's story

    We asked some of our volunteers to share their coming out story for National Coming Out Day. This is Jack's story.

  • LGBT+ civil servants near you

    We're putting together a team of volunteers to organise things your local area.

  • Getting the team together

    We've been setting up some teams to work on some new things. Here's an update on how it's going.

  • Join us at BiSpace

    A new initiative led by bi+ civil servants, for bi+ civil servants.

  • We're looking for volunteers (Updated)

    Can you help us to make things better for LGBT+ civil servants? Here are the volunteering opportunities we currently have available.

  • Guest post: Why Pride Matters

    On the eve of the Pride in London parade, Sue Owen, Civil Service LGBT+ Diversity Champion, explains why Pride matters to her.

  • You are not alone: the power of staff networks

    Rachel Poole works for the Department for Work and Pensions as a communications officer. In this post, Rachel talks about volunteering at Civil Service Live and why its important to promote staff networks.

  • What happened at the “Gender diversity matters” event

    Shelley Hardman works at the Department for Work and Pensions. She organised an event for civil servants highlighting the experiences of transgender and intersex people in her local area. Here's what happened.

  • A message from the new Chair and Vice-Chair

    Kate Scott-Hughes and John Peart are the new Chair and Vice-Chair of CSRA. This post introduces them, their priorities, and what's coming next.

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