National Coming Out Day 2020

When we look back on 2020 in years to come, the first things that spring to mind are likely to revolve around Covid-19 and its fallout: quarantine, endless VC meetings, and the infamous flour and loo roll shortages… I don’t imagine that increasingly inclusive LGBT+ representation in the advertising world would be one of the … Continue reading National Coming Out Day 2020

How to be an LGBTQ+ ally in the workplace

The 2010 Equality Act makes it unlawful to discriminate against employees, job seekers and trainees because of their sexual orientation. Despite this, we continue to see inequality displayed in workplaces across the UK. ‘Straight ally’ is a term used to describe heterosexual people who believe that lesbian, gay and bisexual people should experience full equality … Continue reading How to be an LGBTQ+ ally in the workplace

Pride 2020 – why we must be louder than ever

Words: Lee Mabey, co-chair &Proud, Dentsu Aegis Network LGBTQ+ and Allies Community It was an honour to march with my colleagues last year at Pride in London. The noise, colour and sights of that day are etched into memory. Yet, 12 months ago, as we finally finished dancing and marching in the procession, it would … Continue reading Pride 2020 – why we must be louder than ever