The run up to this year’s Academy Awards was shrouded in controversy after, for the second year in a row, there were no nominees from ethnic minorities.
‘Empowering teens against extremism’: Manchester youth worker builds app to prevent kids being radicalised
With the rise of ISIS has come a growing fear of our young people being radicalised like Jihadi Jack but a Manchester businesswoman and equality and diversity campaigner might just have the answer with her new app Prevent.
Here are five ways – beyond the usual ‘it ruined my body confidence’ although it probably did – those ‘tales as old as time’ have tarnished my existence
Figures in a recent Sunday Times report revealed that, for a professorship in science, women get paid an average of £5,000 less than men – the figure rising to as much as £21,000 in some institutions.
Time to Sparkle! Manchester trans activists on event’s journey from chat in the pub to global phenomenon
Manchester is set to Sparkle this weekend as the world-renowned event is back to celebrate all things transgender.
The chair of a Manchester transgender discussion group has praised national charity Stonewall for its decision to finally start campaigning for the trans community.
Stockport charity chief’s refreshing take on disability: ‘Live long enough and we all end up disabled’
Scope’s Kiss the awkward Goodbye campaign uses tongue-in-cheek Valentine’s Day cards to highlight that there is no need to be awkward around someone just because they have a disability.
Disabled charity Scope has released a series of tongue-in-cheek cards designed to get the British public to ‘kiss the awkward goodbye’ this Valentine’s Day.
This morning’s mischievous revelation by The Sun that they will continue to publish photographs of topless women on their notorious Page Three has sparked anger among campaigners, who were – just hours ago – celebrating a victory for the No More Page Three campaign.
The wealthiest 1% of the world’s population will own more than the remaining 99% within two years, according to a report by the aid and development charity Oxfam.
The Sun’s decision to whip its topless models off Page 3 is a positive sign of progress but a small step in the fight against sexism, according to a Manchester campaigner.