I Am Not Nervous, Am I?

So after a bit of a career break it is time to start to look for a new job, in a new city. Not a major challenge – I am a confident, well-spoken person with great experience. I had an interview last week for a great job, in a fantastic organisation. I was prepared, I
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The Olympic Message – Equality and LGBT Diversity

I have never been great at sport or athletics, and coming from a ‘sporty’ family I never really could compete with my brother or my farther. My brother played county level tennis and badminton, keen at hockey and football, and in his youth my father was picked to play for rugby for England. Living with
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Katie and The Pope - Transphobia

It’s quite sad that people who know very little about a subject think they have the right to comment on things. What is even sadder is when the image they portray shows these people as greedy and selfish. Well let me tell you Katie Hopkins making a living from sharing lies and stoking hatred is
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I Am IN – Here Is Why

Today is the morning after a wonderful evening spent with IT peers listening to what senior IT leaders think about business and IT. The subject of the Brexit came up – mainly because I raised the issue in conversation and I am passionate that the UK should remain in the EU. I am worried that
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From America They Came For Me

I will get around to writing some business related things here at some point, but for now – I am on a rant about LGB and being trans. And America (well parts of it). OK actually this blog is about business too – and it is also about fairness and equality. The UK Government have
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Sparkle and Me

A few months ago I announced to the trustees of Sparkle – the national transgender charity, that I was stepping down as the Chair and as a trustee. With the other trustees, I took the organisation from a weekend celebration to a national charity, expanded The Sparkle Weekend in July to over 10,000 attendees and
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What’s it like to be a trans employee?

I read with interest the Totaljobs employee survey about trans people – a survey completed by trans people about their job and career. They should be congratulated by taking up the chance to collate this survey and sharing it with a wide audience. If you are trans there are no really surprises (it’s not great),
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