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 […]
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Entries by Scot Anderson
In my first blog as lead for LGBT+ issues for the Police Superintendents’ Association, I’d like to start by posing you a question… What do you see when you look at this image? Just Kissing Coppers? I’ll also start with a quick quiz, as I find this always gets people more interested in what I’m […]
We asked our own officers how as LGBT+ people of colour they have helped shape the organisation from within and delivered better policing for Londoners. There are many people of colour who have lead and shaped LGBT+ history. Such as Jose Sarria, a Hispanic and a drag queen who as an openly gay person ran […]
50 years ago today, on 28th June 1970, the first anniversary of the Stonewall movement, many activists and members of the LGBT+ community marked the day by gathering in Sheridan Square, New York City and together they marched up Sixth Avenue to Central Park, the parade stretching for 15 blocks. It is recognised as the […]
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 […]
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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 […]
Lesbian Visibility Day is a day that recognises, celebrates and supports lesbian women to be themselves at work, home and socially. This is a day to show solidarity with every woman in the LGBT+ community and be a voice for the empowerment of all women. Recent studies have shown that women are twice as unlikely […]
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 […]
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 […]
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Great to do autism training with @metpoliceuk today explaining how they can best support young people with autism. Our students @HolmewoodSchool have been asked to design wristbands to go alongside the new autism cards & passports & will also train officers very soon! 👮♀️4
She’s one of the reasons we have the right to marry whomever we want. Thank you, Justice Ginsburg. You will be missed terribly. #RIPRBG 💔
Policing is more than just a job – it’s about being part of the community. 💙
To celebrate 👏 the diversity and contribution police officers and staff volunteers make in their communities, the University of Falmouth has made a short video. ▶ 👇
Metropolitan Police Officer, Met LGBT+ Network Executive Committee Member and #NDA20 Shortlisted Nominee for the Positive Role Model Award: LGBT - please be introduced to @Laks_Mann ..
Check out Laks' impressive bio here - https://nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/laks-mann/
Congratulations & Good Luck 🌈