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MARDI GRAS FILM FESTIVAL 2016

Pride in Diversity and ACON are proud supporters of the Mardi Gras Film Festival, presented by QueerScreen, which starts two weeks from today, Feb 18 - Mar 3. Full program here Here are just some of the highlights: FEATURE FILMS THAT'S NOT US Three couples - one gay, one lesbian, one straight - on a weekend
3 Feb 2016 Continue Reading

LGBTI Diversity and Inclusion in Australian Media

Like many of the new and emerging areas of LGBTI inclusion and diversity practice, media holds a special place in Australian society. Australian media can play an important role when it comes to the depiction of characters in TV shows and films. Just like the portrayal of a powerful female boss
27 Jan 2016 Continue Reading

Sapphire event shines light on LBT Women in the Workplace

Sapphire event shines light on LBT Women in the Workplace A panel of inspirational and "out" female role models, spoke openly about their personal experiences and challenges in the workplace and the community as part of Pride in Diversity's Sapphire event hosted by Clayton Utz Brisbane. Spanning three generations, the panellists -
13 Jan 2016 Continue Reading

THE IMPORTANCE OF PRIDE AT WORK

LAST month at Pride in Diversity, we celebrated 100 members and in the short time since, our membership continues to grow. While we recognise that there is still much more to do, we celebrate the fact that employers are now seeing LGBTI inclusion as an integral part of their diversity and
12 Oct 2015 Continue Reading

What ‘pride’ means for corporate Australia

By David Brine, Co-chair – Commonwealth Bank’s LGBTIQ ‘Unity’ network It goes without saying in this world of corporate management speak, that most of us come to work every day looking to be blue-sky thinkers and to leverage every opportunity before we sync up, take it offline and touch base while
21 Sep 2015 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