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    17 July 2024
    Celebrating Disability Pride Month

    By Diversity Role Models Team

    This Disability Pride Month we want to shine a light on the importance of visibility of disabled people and the celebration of diversity more widely, be it through LGBTQ+ representation or any other point of difference.

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    10 July 2024
    International Non-Binary People's Day 2024

    By Diversity Role Models Team

    On International Non-Binary People's Day 2024, we are proud to share the stories of two of our volunteer Role Models, Kim and Mon, who share their journeys to help educate others. 

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    25 June 2024
    School Diversity Week 2024

    By Diversity Role Models Team

    A local primary school teacher and long-standing supporter of our work gave an impactful speech talking about the importance of inclusive education.

    This School Diversity Week we share her speech as inspiration to other teachers, educators, school governors, parents and anyone else who works to make schools and classrooms a space where everyone embraces diversity and can thrive.

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    11 June 2024
    Department for Education Research and Impact Report 2024

    By Diversity Role Models Team

    Read more about our ‘Embracing Difference, Ending Bullying, Research and Impact Report, along with a companionBest Practice Guide’ for primary and secondary teachers, school senior leadership teams (SLT), and school governors.

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    20 May 2024
    Diversity Role Models Wins Rainbow Honours Charity of the Year Award!

    By Diversity Role Models Team

    We are thrilled that Diversity Role Models has won the Rainbow Honours Award for Charity of the Year 2024! This prestigious award, presented by The Bank of London, recognises our ongoing commitment to creating inclusive and accepting environments for young people in schools and classrooms throughout the UK.

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    07 March 2024
    Celebrating Diverse LGBTQ Families on Mother’s Day

    By Laura-Rose

    This Mother’s Day, our valued Diversity Role Models volunteer, Laura-Rose, has written about the importance of recognising and celebrating LGBTQ+ and diverse families.

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    24 January 2024
    Celebrating Diversity Through Animation: Our Journey in Crafting the Upstander Animations Series

    By Diversity Role Models Team

    The Upstander Animation Series of video shorts was a collaborative endeavour. Drawing inspiration from the real-life experiences of our volunteer Role Models we created a series of classroom resources that prompt primary pupils to 'pause, rewind, rethink, be kind.

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    01 December 2023
    Surviving the Epidemic: A 64-Year-Old’s Reflection on World AIDS Day

    By Ash Charlton

    World Aids Day is vital: to remind everyone that this contagious disease is still with us, that this pandemic is still happening and people are living with illness, prejudice and stigma. Ash Charlton writes about his experience of living through the AIDS epidemic in the 80's and why it's important to have accurate education about LGBTQ+ healthcare.

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    27 November 2023
    Celebrating a Milestone: Diversity Role Models Reaches 200,000 Young People with LGBTQ+ Anti-Bullying Workshops

    By Diversity Role Models Team

    Diversity Role Models is thrilled to announce we have now reached over 200,000 young people through our impactful LGBTQ+ Anti-Bullying school workshops. This milestone underscores our commitment to creating a learning environment where every young person feels valued and supported, regardless of who they are.

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    18 November 2023
    Empowering Inclusive Classrooms: Reflecting on 20 Years Since Section 28 and the Role of LGBTQ+ Books in Education

    By Diversity Role Models Team

    As we mark 20 years since the repeal of Section 28, we reflect on the vital role that LGBTQ+ inclusive storytelling plays in schools and education and for young people to have access to books that reflect their diverse backgrounds, offering a positive representation of LGBTQ+ individuals and rainbow families.