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    11 February 2015
    Tackling the legacy of Section 28

    By Leng Montgomery

    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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    09 February 2015
    Section 28 - what it meant to me

    By 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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    23 June 2014
    Happy Birthday to us

    By Suran Dickson

    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.

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    12 December 2013
    Anti-Bullying Week - A Pupil's Perspective

    By 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.

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    31 January 2013
    Gareth Thomas' documentary highlights our work in schools

    By Suran Dickson

    We recently took part in a documentary "My Secret Past" about one of our patrons, Gareth Thomas. In the programme, Gareth explored coming out as gay and attended a Diversity Role Model workshop with Suran Dickson, our CEO.

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    22 August 2012
    The Diverse Paralympic Role Model Blog

    By Suran Dickson

    Working towards a dream - Diversity Role Model Patron Claire Harvey blogs about her excitement, trepidation and pride as she prepares for the Paralympics.

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    22 July 2012
    Living the Paralympic Dream

    By Suran Dickson

    It is now week three of our full time training camp. This not only maximises the amount of on-court playing time we have together as a team, but it also gets us used to spending a lot of time all together, living in close proximity.

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    15 March 2012
    The Best of British

    By Suran Dickson

    The BRIT School - Britain's only free Performing Arts and Technology School - probably isn't at the top of your list of places that needs a visit by Diversity Role Models. And you would be right, for they have a thriving LGBT group, confidential counselling for students who would like to discuss their sexuality, and a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusiveness.

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    05 February 2012
    To Gay or Not to Gay?

    By Suran Dickson

    Choice around sexuality is a hot topic at the moment. Cynthia Nixon had her words blown all out of proportion by the gay media and she had to clarify that in fact, she is bisexual and has chosen to follow her feelings for her female partner.

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    08 December 2011
    Press Release: Charity Calls For Schools To Teach Transgender Equality

    By Suran Dickson

    The Department for Education must make the teaching of equality and diversity a compulsory part of the personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) syllabus, says Suran Dickson, chief executive of education charity Diversity Role Models.