Tag : diversity

University of Leeds’ Ethnicity Pay Gap Revealed

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The Universities of Leeds, Manchester, York, and Durham all showed similar results when reviewing the disparities between salaries according to ethnicity. In the request made to the University of Leeds, the statistics showed dramatic differences in salaries between ethnic groups. In the academic year 2017-2018, Black employees had a median salary … Read More

Fantastic Tweets: The Crimes of JK Rowling

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JK Rowling has recently come under fire for the casting of South Korean Claudia Kim as the character of Nagini in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald. In a new plot twist, Rowling has revealed that Nagini was once human – a secret she has claimed to have kept … Read More

Television Academy and Race: Resolution, or mere recognition?

1 month ago / 0 comments

It goes without saying that the Television Academy and acting industry is knuckling down on its internal social problems, and is making its efforts well-known. We only have to look at the Time’s Up campaign with impassioned speeches from key figures such as Oprah Winfrey which demonstrates how we as … Read More

Are the university’s Arts and Humanities courses still stuck in the past?

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Coming to university, you are told that you will be moving away from the spoon-fed nature of a school curriculum to one that encourages critical thinking and expands your knowledge even further. However, broadening your academic horizons proves not to be so easy if you happen to study a course … Read More

A forward thinking team to match a forward-thinking collection: are museums developing their internal power structures fast enough?

4 months ago / 0 comments

Looking at many museums in the world today, it is easy to see how the structure of their collections has become far more diversified. Over time, exhibitions of gallery collections in larger art institutions have started to become more inclusive. They have started to erase older presentations of history by … Read More

Ex-Exec Embroiled in Transgender Rights Row

7 months ago / 0 comments

Online forum Mumsnet has reported itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK data regulator, following an intern publishing the IP addresses of website users in a dispute over transgender rights. The intern in question, Emma Healey, served as LUU Equality and Diversity Officer and a trustee of the … Read More

A Blogger With An Opinion

9 months ago / 0 comments

Beauty giant L’Oréal recently launched a campaign that revolutionised the hair care industry by being the first beauty brand to show a woman wearing a hijab in a hair care advert. Amena Khan, the popular YouTuber and blogger, aided them in advocating the message that hair care is for everyone, … Read More

Enninful’s first Dazzling December issue of Vogue marks a new fashion era

1 year ago / 0 comments

Vogue’s new editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, has released his first ever issue of British Vogue, appearing on newsstands last Friday. Previously criticised for its lack of diversity under Alexandra Shulman’s rule, Enninful has managed to create a Vogue that oozes positivity, inclusivity and solidarity. Enninful has selected Adwoa Aboah, mixed-race British … Read More

Partying Towards a More Equal World

1 year ago / 0 comments

Equaliser is a collective creating a more inclusive space for aspiring female, trans and non-binary DJs. Music Editor Meg Firth sits down with some of the girls behind the movement to talk about tackling the inequalities within the DJ sphere, diversifying the decks, and partying towards a safer and more … Read More

What Does Being ‘Black’ Mean to You?

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I had always had a broad awareness that I was considered ‘black’ by society and the world, but I had never known what it really meant to be ‘black’. People often said it was the ‘colour of your skin’ but, on closer examination, this couldn’t be the case, since there … Read More