The state of LGBT+ representation in ads

The state of LGBT+ representation in ads


As LGBT+ history month concludes, Dentsu Aegis Network's diversity and inclusion manager looks at how far we have yet to go with LGBT+ inclusive advertising.

Lloyds urges advertisers to challenge image banks on diversity

Lloyds urges advertisers to challenge image banks on diversity


A lack of diversity in the stock images available from image banks is holding back advertisers’ efforts to represent an inclusive Britain.

Visit Britain Aims To Attract LGBTQ Tourists

Visit Britain Aims To Attract LGBTQ Tourists


The "Love is GREAT" campaign will incorporate native content stories, videos, cross-platform banners and promotional units, as well as social syndication.

This is the shortlist for the British LGBT Awards

This is the shortlist for the British LGBT Awards


The Independent is pleased to announce the shortlist for the British LGBT Awards 2017.  The awards celebrate community activists, public figures and straight allies who work to advance the rights of LGBT communities. The Independent is the British LGBT Awards Media Partner for 2017.

Why it’s still not ‘Mission Accomplished’ for LGBT workers in the UK

Why it’s still not ‘Mission Accomplished’ for LGBT workers in the UK


Award-winning journalist Matthew Todd gives his verdict on the current situation facing LGBT employees.

How being a gay man can make your body issues worse

How being a gay man can make your body issues worse


Body image is an issue for many men, regardless of sexuality. But it seems to be more of a problem in the gay community. When it comes to appearance, gay men hold themselves - and one another - to far more exacting standards.

New online video series to inspire and raise awareness of LGBT engineers

New online video series to inspire and raise awareness of LGBT engineers


The Royal Academy of Engineering (Academy), InterEngineering and Mott MacDonald are launching today a new series of online videos profiling lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) engineers a…

Alan Turing Law Grants Posthumous Pardons to Gay Men in Britain

Alan Turing Law Grants Posthumous Pardons to Gay Men in Britain


The policy is named after the World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, who was chemically castrated after being convicted of gross indecency for having sex with a man.

Coming Out and Showing Up: An Invite to LGBT History Month

Coming Out and Showing Up: An Invite to LGBT History Month


Coming out and showing up Eleanor Broadbent talks about what flying the rainbow flag for LGBQT History month means. Eleanor works in Equality and Diversity for St Anne’s Community Services. She is also a representative of Leeds City Council’s LGB&T* Community Hub. Every February, we are invited to make ourselves visible as…

Lush's New LGBT-Inclusive Ad Campaign Is Too Cute to Handle

Lush can have all of our money because of these pro-LGBT ads.

90 professionals came together to network at Out of Office

90 professionals came together to network at Out of Office


Over 90 professionals turned out for Out of Office, the professional networking organisation for LGBT people in the city

Attitude and Winq magazine editorial teams to merge: Matt Cain appointed editor-in-chief

Attitude and Winq magazine editorial teams to merge: Matt Cain appointed editor-in-chief


Darren Styles, the managing director of Stream Publishing, today announced that the Attitude and Winq magazine editorial teams are to merge, with Matt Cain appointed editor-in-chief of both titles. Cain will also act as a spokesperson for the brands across all media.

Reflecting Modern Britain - A study into inclusion and diversity in advertising

Reflecting Modern Britain - A study into inclusion and diversity in advertising



Matt Skallerud's insight:

After reviewing over 1,300 adverts from over 40 different brands the results were startling. Less than 20% of the people featured in advertisements included people from minority groups.

Out Look: Whatever Happened to The Gay Press?

Out Look: Whatever Happened to The Gay Press?


Media outlets vanish as LGBTQ culture moves to the mainstream.