Working to Improve Trans Awareness in Milton Keynes

Last night we attended the Transgender Day of Remembrance event hosted by Network Rail. It was an emotional evening and truly saddening to see the horrific way so many beautiful trans souls were lost in the last year. Q:alliance chair Helen commented “This event just further energises Q:alliance’s resolve to continue working for the trans […]

Could You Be A Trustee?

Q:alliance are seeking new trustees to join our current trustee group. We are especially keen to have representatives from the LGBTQ+ Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community and the LGBTQ+ Disabilities community. Whilst we welcome any applications, Q:alliance has identified these groups as currently having very limited representation within Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas and […]

Denbigh School Diversity Day 2018

We had the pleasure of attending Denbigh School‘s Diversity Day today. Organised for their Year 9 students, Q:alliance were asked to attend a student-led session on sexual orientation and gender identity in an advisory and signposting capacity. Students delivered an excellent presentation to their peers which included questions and thought provoking discussion sessions, as well […]

Trustee named on 2018 OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models List

We are delighted to announce that one of our trustees, TJ Richards, has been named as one of OUTstanding’s 50 LGBT+ Future Leaders, presented by the FT. TJ has been recognised for her work as co-chair of Santander’s LGBT network, Embrace, as well as her work in helping to found RoundabOUT, an intercompany LGBTQ+ network […]

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Stonewall’s Trans Allies Programme

Trans allies are crucial to achieving trans equality. Stonewall’s Trans Allies  programme explores the steps individuals can take to be effective allies to trans people. Q:alliance Chair, Helen Pritchard, went along to the London session to find out more. Helen described the day as a great experience, getting the opportunity to not only meet a […]

Stage view of Kinky Boots

Q:alliance Attends Opening Night of Kinky Boots

Q:alliance had the pleasure of attending the opening night performance of Kinky Boots at the Royal & Derngate theatre yesterday. Opening it’s UK tour in Northampton, the show’s producers extended invitations to organisations in the local area that share the show’s values and promote diversity. A group of 8 members of staff and volunteers gladly accepted […]

Q:alliance Supports Grant Thornton’s Inclusion Week

We were invited to the Milton Keynes office of Grant Thornton yesterday to facilitate an informal session around diversity and inclusion in the workplace, as part of their activities to mark National Inclusion Week. Q:alliance chair, Helen Pritchard, explained “We had a really good discussion and shared some ideas of what it can be like […]