Employment News

Contest Spell Broken as UK Comes in Second

Pink News reports that fans are as elated as they are surprised that the UK’s run of bad luck at the Eurovision Song Contest, with year on year coming last in the festival, was finally broken on Saturday night with Sam Ryder’s stunning anthem “spaceman” chalking up “douze points” from country after country as the results came in. Television presenter Graham Norton, overseeing the BBC coverage of the pan-European event, told viewers at one point “this is not a sketch, we really are winning” and elation was echoed by thousands of fans.

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First Female TUC Chief To Quit at Year End

The Metro Newspaper reports that the first woman to lead the Trades Union Congress in the UK is to step down at the end of 2022.  Frances O’Grady was elected General Secretary of the TUC in 2013 and remarked that it was the greatest honour to help steer the UK’s Trade Union and workers movements

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Gay Fetish Portal Recon Seeks New Staff

T101, which is the company that owns gay and bi men’s fetish network RECON, is advertising for several positions at its London offices close to Shoreditch and Hoxton.

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Adult Industry Realities Explored on TV Doc

Channel FiveStar, a free to view and cable television station in the UK, spent time last Monday evening with a tiny fraction of the estimated one hundred thousand people who work in the adult industry.  Many people interviewed were open and candid about their means of making money, and spoke of t

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OFCOM quits Stonewall Equality Scheme

The BBC News Channel reports that OFCOM, the broadcast and telecommunications regulatory body, is to quit the Stonewall Equalities Scheme, Called Diversity Champions.

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06
Sep

Birmingham's LGBTQIA radio station, Gorgeous FM, reports that disabled people working in the television industry report large barriers to their careers.

22
Aug

There is a activist phrase, “Don't Hate the Media – Become the Media”.

09
Jun

4Music, the youth and pop music culture station attached to Channel Four Network Television, is marking Pride Month.

01
Apr

GALOP, the LGBT+ anti-violence charity based in London, are advertising for a new Young People's Engagement Worker.

05
Oct

The BBC News Channel reports that only thirteen per cent of white working class boys are going to University, a figure which is far lower than for other social, ethnic and class ba

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