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Suran Dickson

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Annual Report 2014

Friday June 5, 2015

As we look back on our third full year of operation, it’s inspiring to see how Diversity Role Models has grown.

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Will Fletcher

DRM is looking for students to complete our short online survey about homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in secondary schools. The survey is part of an impact assessment we are undertaking in relation to our workshops. We want to get a better understanding of the views and attitudes of secondary students across the UK so we can compare our results from workshops and make a bigger impact in schools.

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Navah Bekhor

‘We need to open young people’s eyes to other people’s struggles and show them that their emotional intelligence – and empathy is a mark of that – is as important as anything else they develop at school’.

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Phil Nicol

Diversity Role Models has applied for £10,000 of funding from the Aviva Community Fund for an exciting project in Barking and Dagenham, to challenge prejudice and tackle anti-LGBT bullying.

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Will Fletcher

Leading anti-bullying charity Diversity Role Models has today delivered its 1000th workshop to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying. Since the charity was founded in June 2011 it has reached 22,833 students with their message of acceptance and inclusivity. This includes an estimated 1,370 young LGBT people.

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High calibre, senior leader sought as Interim CEO of a young and dynamic national charity. The role has been created to cover a six to 12 month maternity leave and will be on a part-time (three days per week) basis.

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Will Fletcher

Former England Rugby international Ben Cohen yesterday visited The Elmgreen School in Tulse Hill, south London, to support leading anti-bullying charity Diversity Role Models (“DRM”). Year 9 students at the school were participating in DRM’s ground-breaking workshops that tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

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Ali Hendry Ballard

Ali is company director of the Short & Girlie Show, an award-winning comedy troupe. In this guest blog she writes about how they supported DRM on their 2014 tour.

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Sophie Green

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Being visible

Tuesday March 31, 2015

Transgender Day of Visibility is held annually on March 31st and is an international event that celebrates the lives of transgender people. It’s intention is to applaud achievements of the trans community while also highlighting the many issues and prejudices we face.

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Will Fletcher

Fancy a moonlight cycle around London’s most famous landmarks? You're in luck, because here at DRM we have places for Nightrider, a unique 100km or 60km night-time cycle around London on 6/7 June 2015.

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