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Pride flag with title overlay: The Importance of Pride

As we approach Global Pride Month, LGBT Great reflects on the importance and relevance of Pride in 2022 and the lenses through which Pride is observed, celebrated, and remembered.

Abstract green and yellow background with title overlay: "10 Wellbeing Recommendations"

LGBT Great is proud to have brought our organisational members together to devise LGBT Great's Top 10 Wellbeing Recommendations.

Progress flag with title overlay: "Allied Together: IDAHOBIT 2022"

On 17 May 1990, the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases. May 17 is now commemorated as the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Below, LGBT Great reflects on the theme for IDAHOBIT 2022: Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights, how far we have come, and how far we still have yet to go.

Painting of Sappho at Lesbos with title overlay: LVW 2022: Reflections on LGBT+ Inclusive Language

Where did the word lesbian come from? Below, LGBT Great explores the history of the word and shares some thoughts on how to navigate the conversation around lesbian, queer, and gay identities this Lesbian Visibility Week. 

Gradient with title overlay: "Lesbian Visibility Week 2022"

This week (25 April 2022 – 1 May 2022), we are celebrating Lesbian Visibility Week and all lesbian, bisexual, transgender women, and non-binary people. In this blog, LGBT Great reflects on the origins

Abstract background with text overlay: The LGBT Great Financial Services Standards

Investment Week’s Editor-in-Chief, Katrina Lloyd, caught up with LGBT Great’s Founder and Global Managing Director, Matt Cameron to discuss six key questions about LGBT Great’s new FS Standards launching today, Tuesday 1st March 2022.

Gradient background with title overlay: Ace Week 2021 - Think Asexuality

Being asexual means different things to different people. Asexual people experience little, or no sexual attraction. Sexual attraction means finding a person sexuality attractive but, there are also other forms of attraction. Examples include romantic attraction, which means desiring a romantic relationship with a person, or panromantic, which means that a person who is romantically attracted to...

Woman with rainbow bands and title overlay: International Lesbian Day 2021

International Lesbian Day is an annual day to celebrate and bring visibility to lesbians in the LGBT+ community. The purpose of the date is to celebrate and shine a light on the diversity of lesbians internationally. Whilst the exact foundation of International Lesbian Day is uncertain, it is widely believed that it began in Australia and New Zealand in 1980 when a Lesbian Day March was held in...

Rainbow tile background with different faces on it and title overlay: Marking National Inclusion Week 2021

With attitudes towards sexual orientation and gender identity continuing to evolve, we believe that advancing LGBT+ diversity, equity and inclusiveness (DE&I) must become routine. As organisations adopt more inclusive practices and enhance their ESG focus, it is an opportune time for the financial services industry to come together and collectively address the barriers to LGBT+ progress. Uniting...

Gradient background with title overlay: Bisexuality Visibility Day: Proudly Standing Together

When did Bisexuality Visibility Day get started? Bisexuality Visibility Day is celebrated on the 23rd of September every year.