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A view into the ‘Bi Bubble’

Jenny Crocker, Service Manager, talks about her experience at BiCon, the UK’s biggest gathering of bisexuals, their friends, partners and anyone with a positive interest in bisexuality.

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Stronger together

By Michael Gill, Service Manager As a gay man it might come as a surprise to say I’d never taken part in a Pride march before so I was feeling nervous about what to expect when I came to this weekend’s celebrations in Liverpool. I arrived early at the meeting point and got to experience

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World AIDS Day


Lyn Bowker, Equality and Diversity Manager, looks at the importance of World AIDS Day and explores the significance of the red ribbon logo.

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Riverside leaps up LGBT top 100 employers list

Riverside has leaped 24 places, from 60 to 36, in Stonewall’s league table of LGBT-friendly employers.

We were also second within the housing sector and held onto our title as the best gay-friendly housing association in the North West for the fifth year in succession.

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Why it really is good to talk


Fran Stulberg, Chair of Riverside’s disability support group Enable, discusses why starting that conversation is so important on national Time to Talk Day.

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LGBT hate crime on the rise

LGBT views

During National Hate Crime Awareness Week, Mark Cook, Care and Support Regional Manager, looks at a new report suggesting LGBT people are still experiencing high levels of abuse in the UK.

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Cumbria-based Impact HA selects Riverside as preferred partner

Impact Housing Association Logo

Impact Housing Association has started partnership talks with Riverside with a view to the Cumbria- based housing provider joining The Riverside Group later in the year. To improve long-term prospects for their homes, tenants and staff, Impact has approached a carefully selected number of housing associations with which to explore a partnership for the future.

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Challenging unconscious bias

Peter Yoh, Head of Social Housing for Liverpool City region and a member of Riverside’s Black and Minority Ethnic staff network, looks at unconscious bias and why it is so important to challenge our own beliefs.

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Career advice for the LGBT community

John Glenton, Riverside's Executive Director for Care and Support

Riverside’s Executive Director for Care and Support has been offering tips and support to members of the LGBT community looking for a career. John Glenton features in the 2017-18 Stonewall Starting Out guide – a national guide of LGBT-inclusive employers for students and jobseekers.

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