Nominations open for The National Diversity Awards 2013

Graham Robson May 13, 2013

Brian Dowling
Brian Dowling

Nominations have opened for The National Diversity Awards 2013, a ceremony celebrating some of the UK’s most inspiring individuals and grass-root community groups.

The awards, which will take place at The Queens Hotel in Leeds on Friday, September 20, will be hosted by Brian Dowling and Cerrie Burnsell and include Positive Role Model, Community Organisation, and Entrepreneurial of Excellence categories, which are split into age, disability, gender, LGBT and race/faith/religion. You can also nominate a Diverse Company and Lifetime Achiever award.

Nominations already received from across Brighton & Hove, include:

• Ludy Roper, Co-Chair of Brighton Bothways, a bisexuality support group, for the Positive Role Model award.

• Ralph Francis Fox, star of My Transsexual Summer, for promoting transgender matters in the media.

MindOut, the LGBT mental health charity, for supporting the LGBT community of Brighton with mental health issues.

Jason Saw, MindOut Senior Practicioner, for developing LGBT suicide prevention and coordinating advocacy and group work services.

The Clare Project for providing a safe and confidential place for those who wish to explore gender identity.

• Men Get Eating Disorders Too for the Gender Category award.

Anti Bullying Charity – Ditch the Label in the Multi Strand Category.

• and its founder Liam Hackett, for The Entrepreneurial of Excellence Award.

Paul Sesay, Chief Executive of The National Diversity Awards, said:

“If ever there was a time to celebrate and elevate the truly staggering diversity of talent the UK has to offer – it is now.

“I know another fantastic spectacle of role models will be delivered and recognised this year.”

Nominations close Friday, July 19, and shortlisted nominees will be announced shortly after.

To nominate, CLICK HERE: 

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