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The power of stories

Monday November 16, 2015

Like most sensible people I woke up on Saturday morning with a heavy heart following the appalling events on Friday in Paris. I believe that human beings are inherently good but I can find myself questioning this faith when human beings do dreadful things.

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Will Fletcher

For many of us, our school years are some of the happiest times of our lives. But sadly for too many LGBT young people, this isn't the case. They face significantly higher levels of verbal, physical and sexual abuse, and the consequences on their mental well-being can be devastating.

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Will Fletcher

Everybody loves a good physical challenge. It's a great way to push yourself, get into shape and raise some money for a good cause, all at the same time! Whether you want a quick stroll around the park (dressed as Santa!), want the bragging rights that come with completing all 26.2 miles of the marathon, or fancy cycling through the night, we have an event for everyone.

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Small Charity, Big Achiever

Friday September 25, 2015

We are beyond thrilled by our win last night at the Third Sector Awards in the ‘Small Charity, Big Achiever’ category. It was a great evening celebrating lots of the brilliant work being done by charities in the UK, both here and internationally.

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Will Fletcher

Like me, many of our supporters will have seen an interesting new poll from YouGov over the weekend. It found that 49% of 18-24 year olds say they are not exclusively heterosexual. It’s undeniably a good thing that younger generations are becoming less rigid in their understanding of sexuality.

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Lucy Caldicott

Lucy Caldicott

Well it’s the end of my first week as Interim CEO at Diversity Role Models and I wanted to share a couple of thoughts.

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Picnics Against Prejudice

Monday July 6, 2015

We’re inviting all our supporters to raise funds for Diversity Role Models by arranging a Picnic Against Prejudice. Whether that’s a shared picnic in a park, a BBQ in the back garden, or a meal on a blanket hiding from a summer storm in your front room, you and your guests will be helping us to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.

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Will Fletcher

It’s four years today since DRM registered with the Charity Commission. And what a long way we’ve come. We’ve delivered over 1,050 workshops, seen nearly 25,000 young people and now have 270 trained role models.

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Will Fletcher

We're looking for a new Chair who can lead the organisation in partnership with the Chief Executive, through an unprecedented time of organisational change and expansion.

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Will Fletcher

Diversity Role Models today announces that the Board of Trustees has appointed Lucy Caldicott as Interim Chief Executive and invites applications for the position of Chair of Trustees.

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