Diversity Project: The Pride paradox

Celebrating progress amid persistent struggles

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Walking around London during Pride Month, it is hard not to notice the vibrant display of rainbow flags, the corporate logos awash in rainbow hues and the abundance of Pride-themed merchandise.

This annual spectacle, however, sparks a critical question: does this represent a genuine commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusion, or merely window dressing? In the corporate sphere, businesses of all sizes partake in Pride Month celebrations, with their involvement often transcending mere symbolism. The Big Interview with incoming Man Group CEO Grew: Allyship should never be about quiet tolerance Many corporations initiate Pride campaigns, forge significant partnerships with LGBTQ+ charities, and invest in educational programmes that invite keynote speakers to share their lived experiences...

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