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Leng Montgomery

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Tackling the legacy of Section 28

Wednesday February 11, 2015

To celebrate LGBT History Month we're featuring a series of guest blogs from our volunteer role models about their personal histories. In this post, Leng shares his experience of bullying and reflects on how DRM's workshops tackle the legacy of Section 28.

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Emma Miller-McCaffrey

Emma Miller-McCaffrey

To celebrate LGBT History Month we're featuring a series of guest blogs from our volunteer role models about their personal histories. This first post, from role model Emma Baldry, talks about what Section 28 meant to her.

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Arif Adam

Arif Adam

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Happy Christmas!

Monday December 22, 2014

Christmas is a time of celebration for many, a time when families and friends come together, put aside their differences and enjoy food, chocolates and laughter. For some, it’s a time of reflection of the year gone by, and that is where we will start.

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Will Fletcher

Diversity Role Models Carnival and auction raises £75,000 to fund its ongoing fight against bullying. - Three of the world’s leading organisations join together to support the charity’s work.

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Arif Adam

Arif Adam

We’re thrilled and honoured to be shortlisted in The Guardian Charity Awards for 2014! The Guardian Charity Awards aims to showcase excellence among small and medium sized charities. The five winning charities will be announced on Tuesday 2 December 2014 at the Guardian’s head office.

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Will Fletcher

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Carnival 2014 Press Release

Wednesday September 10, 2014

MOVING ON UP! AT THE DIVERSITY ROLE MODELS' CARNIVAL. Clare Balding and M People's Heather Small head the cast for the anti-bullying charity's. 3rd annual fundraiser at the Café de Paris on Wednesday 29 October 2014.

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Will Fletcher

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DRM Carnival

Monday August 18, 2014

On Wednesday 29th of October we'll once again be taking over Café de Paris in London's Leicester Square for a night of frivolity, fun and frolics. With DRM Patron and broadcaster Clare Balding presiding over the evening, this year's Carnival promises to raise the bar even higher for what has quickly become one of London's 'must do' events in late October.

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Suran Dickson

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Happy Birthday to us

Monday June 23, 2014

Three years ago today we received that precious and long-awaited email from the Charity Commission confirming that the i's were dotted and t's crossed well enough to consider us a lawful charity. At that point, we had no official role models, no official staff, no offices, no money and had a grand tally of exactly zero workshops and no proof that what we were setting out to do even works.

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Suran Dickson

Diversity Role Models and their Chief Executive Suran Dickson have both been nominated for awards in the 2014 Out-G3 Awards. Here is where you go to vote but before you do, let's give you an update on how we got here and some reasons to support us.

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Rihannon White

Last year, Anti-Bullying Week really served as the starting point for my campaign for greater understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues in my school. It was a valuable opportunity as it was the first time that both staff and students saw me openly tackle homophobia in my educational environment; indeed, for many individuals, it was the first time they had heard homophobic behaviour be defined and addressed in school.

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