Entries by Scot Anderson

Article | ‘Get the police out of Pride’

I am exhausted. Physically and mentally. I know the majority of the Met’s officers and our amazing police staff are too. Never before in history have we faced so many converging life-changing events and never have we found ourselves in situations where we may be asked to impose almost unbelievably restrictive rules on people. Since March, the Met and […]

Article | The Exploration And Value of Intersectionality

Intersectionality is a term, recently being used by public and private sector organisations to help better address diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI) matters: particularly around recruitment. Although some in-roads are being made, there is still a great deal of work that could be done. To help understand more, we approached PC Laks Mann. He brings his […]

Want to become a police officer?

Interested in joining the police? Starting a career in the police can be one of the best things you’ll ever do. You’ll be able to make a real difference in your community, reducing crimes and making people safer. Find out how to join the police and learn more about a career in policing at www.joiningthepolice.co.uk […]

PSNI LGBT+ Network Launch Allies Pledge on IDAHoBiT

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia or IDAHOBIT for short. It is a day when organisations across the world aim to raise awareness of issues faced by LGBT+ communities worldwide, which in turn provides an opportunity to engage in dialogue with the media, policymakers and wider civil society. The date of […]

Article | Transgender Day of Visibility

Today is transgender day of visibility, or TDoV for short. It is a day when trans folk, the LGBT+ community and allies celebrate the lives of trans, non-binary and intersex people. A day to honour trans people, to embrace diversity and to raise awareness of the challenges trans, non-binary and intersex people still face as […]

Profile | Remembering Harvey Milk

In celebration of LGBT History Month the Network will be profiling a selection of LGBT figures who have played significant roles in shaping modern LGBT culture or had a significant impact on LGBT issues in the public consciousness. Today we remember Harvey Milk. He was a leading civil and human rights leader who became the […]