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 we ERADICATE racism

Words: Onyi N. Data Visualisation and Analytics Manager at Global. This piece was first published on Onyi N.'s LinkedIn page on 11th June 2020. This is a long read, so get yourself a cuppa and some biscuits. I recommend digestives, rich teas or perhaps even custard creams if you are feeling really decadent. It’s 3am, … Continue reading How we ERADICATE racism

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

Mental Health Awareness Week 18 – 24 May

Words: Mark Smith When I was at my lowest point, a stranger wrote me a letter A few years ago I experienced a dark patch – not a bad day, week or troublesome month, but something far longer term and more significant, something that changed my outlook forever. I’ve heard it called many things; depression, … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 18 – 24 May