6 best LGBT-inclusive books for kids and young adults

Discover reads that will help broaden their horizons – and encourage compassion in the classroom The stories we’re told as children can play a huge part in influencing our childhoods. They spark our imaginations and begin engagement with some of life’s big questions beyond the nursery room. While previous generations might have been limited to books about passive princesses rescued … Read More

Research reveals lack of diversity in UK ad imagery

A review of the top 20 advertising spenders in 2015 by Lloyds Banking Group reveals that minorities continue to be significantly under-represented. Lloyds Banking Group’s ‘Reflecting Modern Britain’ report, which analysed campaigns from 20 of the UK’s top advertising spenders, found that less than a fifth of the people used in press and TV ads represent the diversity of British … Read More

UK airports asked to make improvements for people with ‘hidden disabilities’

Airports will provide more support for people with hidden disabilities under new guidelines introduced by the aviation regulator. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) guidance sets out how UK airports can make air travel more accessible for people with conditions such as dementia, autism, hearing loss and visual impairment. The guidelines, which hope to reduce stress and anxiety for passengers with … Read More

LGBT people are still mostly invisible in advertising

Minorities including LGBT people are still significantly under-represented in advertising, research has found. The Reflecting Modern Britain report reviewed the top 20 advertising spenders of 2015, and found that less than one fifth of the people featured in TV and press advertisements reflected the full diversity of British society. The research, conducted by Lloyds Banking Group, shows that there remains … Read More