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Barnardo’s Assistant Director appointed to new Government LGBT+ advisory panel

Besi Besemar March 19, 2019

Marcel Varney, Assistant Director for Children’s Services at Barnardo’s, to sit on a new LGBT+ Advisory panel announced by the Government.Minister for Women and Equalities Penny Mordaunt has appointed the first ever National Adviser for LGBT Health, and Advisory Panel.

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In The South

Adopters and foster carers speak out in support of LGBT+ Fostering and Adoption Week

Besi Besemar March 7, 2019

Barnardo‚Äôs¬†LGBT+ foster carers and adopters have joined the charity in urging people to welcome a child into their life during LGBT+ Fostering & Adoption Week, which runs from March 4‚Äď10 with the theme ‚Äė7 Days to Love‚Äô.

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In The South

Barnardo’s calls for LGBT+ relationships to be included in lessons in all schools

Besi Besemar February 15, 2019

The UK’s largest national children’s charity is urging the Government to listen to feedback from its relationship and sex education consultation as the charity marks LGBT History Month. Barnardo’s says there must be education about same sex relationships in both secondary and primary school lessons.

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General News

Barnardo’s makes Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list for fourth year

Besi Besemar January 31, 2018

The UK’s leading children’s charity is just one of four organisations from the third sector to make Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list Рan annual audit of workplace culture for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual staff.

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In The South

Barnardo’s successful at Pink News Awards

Besi Besemar October 19, 2017

Barnardo’s has won an award for improving LGBT+ equality at the Pink News Awards in Westminster last night. The UK’s leading children’s charity received the Third Sector Equality Award at the ceremony which celebrates the contributions of politicians, businesses, campaigners and community groups to improving LGBT+ life in the UK.

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Community News

Barnardo’s shortlisted for equality award

Besi Besemar July 19, 2017

Children’s charity Barnardo’s has been shortlisted in the PinkNews Awards for its work improving equality for LGBT+ people. Barnardo’s is one of six organisations shortlisted in the Third Sector Equality Award by a panel including PinkNews staff, politicians and business and community leaders.

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