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Bloomberg office lights up for IDAHOBIT

Pride will again shine bright in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District when the office rooftop of technology giant Bloomberg lights up in rainbow colours to commemorate International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), and as a demonstration of their commitment to LGBTI inclusivity in the
16 May 2018 Continue Reading

Australian business, sport and health leaders to champion LGBTI inclusion

Six extraordinary and influential LGBTI Australians, internationally-recognised as leaders in their respective fields, have been appointed patrons of landmark LGBTI inclusion initiatives spearheaded by ACON: Alan Joyce AC, Daniel Kowalski OAM, Alex Blackwell, Kerryn Phelps AM, Michael Ebeid AM and Jennifer Westacott Established in 2009 by NSW’s leading LGBTI health organisation
8 May 2018 Continue Reading

April 26: Do we really need a Lesbian Visibility Day?

April 26 is Lesbian Visibility Day. Christine Forster, Ambassador for Pride in Diversity's Sapphire program, opens this discussion talking about the lack of out female role models in our workplaces. By Pride Inclusion Programs Director Dawn Hough. "Over the past few years I’ve been asked many times to name positive, out
24 Apr 2018 Continue Reading

Jennifer Westsacott becomes LGBTI Inclusion Program Patron

Chief Executive of the Business Council of Australia, Jennifer Westacott, has today been announced as a co-patron of ACON’s national not-for-profit program for LGBTI workplace inclusion, Pride in Diversity. Ms Westacott will share the position with founding patron and former High Court Justice, the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG. Ms Westacott
14 Dec 2017 Continue Reading

Let me challenge you on your use of the words Gender Diversity

Most of us when we hear the words Gender Diversity think about the initiatives put in place by employers to create a greater gender balance throughout the organisation ensuring equity, greater career progression opportunities and pay parity for our female talent. But times are changing and the words Gender Diversity
21 Sep 2015 Continue Reading

PRIDE IN DIVERSITY SIGNS ITS 100TH MEMBER

Pride in Diversity is excited to announce that we've signed the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) as our 100th member. Commenting on this significant milestone, Mark Orr, ACON President, said: “With workplace equality now an integral part of many businesses in Australia, more and more companies are recognising the enormous value and benefits
31 Aug 2015 Continue Reading

PUBLIC SECTOR PLAYING CATCH-UP ON LGBTI FRIENDLY WORKPLACES

AUSTRALIA’S public sector is falling behind on LGBTI inclusion, new research has revealed. Of the 20 highest-ranked organisations in the annual Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) of LGBTI friendly employers, only one-in-five comes from the public sector. Read the full article online here. 
5 Jun 2015 Continue Reading