Latest Diversity and Social Impact Developments around the world

P&O Australia to launch first ever LGBT+ Pride cruise, and it sounds fabulous

Diversity & Inclusion: UK

U.K. royals consider appointing a “diversity chief”: “We are listening and learning, to get this right”

Buckingham Palace is considering appointing an official to lead diversity efforts, according to a royal source. The source told CBS News that a formal “diversity chief” position within the Royal Households was “something that has to be considered,” but that it was “too early for any firm plans to be announced.”

BBC News says Buckingham Palace is reviewing diversity policies across all royal households.

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Diversity & Inclusion: Australia

P&O Australia to launch first ever LGBT+ Pride cruise, and it sounds fabulous

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P&O Australia has announced that its first ever LGBT+ Pride cruise will set sail next year, including lectures, educational and spiritual events, same-sex weddings and… sequins. The three-night cruise, which will depart from Sydney on 4 November, 2022, will be a “celebratory weekend” for the LGBT+ community and their friends, families and allies, and will “honour pride in self, the diversity of the community and the endless variety of talented artists, entertainers and educators in it”. The cruise will also be welcoming LGBT+ sports stars and “diversity trailblazers” like Simon Dunn, the world’s first openly gay bobsledder, and queer Australian rugby league player Meg Ward. As well as enjoying the entertainment and activities, cruisers will even be able to get married or renew their vows on the ship.

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Diversity & Inclusion: New Zealand

More women than men feel workplace is a threatening environment: study

A study finds more women than men feel workplace is a threatening environment. Despite almost three in four saying their organisations are committed to diversity, 67 percent more women than men reported feeling their workplaces have “threatening work environments”.

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Diversity & Inclusion: Canada

Hockey Night in Canada to be streamed in multiple languages in push for diversity

Hockey Night in Canada will be streamed in seven additional languages on April 17, marking the first time in history that the games will be broadcasted in that many languages. Molson Canadian, in partnership with Sportsnet, announced Wednesday that they will be streaming the Toronto Maples Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks game and the Edmonton Oilers vs. Winnipeg Jets games in the seven most commonly spoken languages across Canada, aside from English and French. The languages include Arabic, Cantonese, German, Hindi, Mandarin, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. These streams will be available in addition to the regularly broadcasted English, French, and Punjabi platforms.

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Diversity & Inclusion: US

The History of Anti-Asian-American Violence

The filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña discusses the Atlanta shootings, the murder of Vincent Chin, and the complexities of Asian identity in the United States. Tajima-Peña is a professor of Asian-American studies at U.C.L.A. and an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker whose work has focussed on the lives of Asian Americans, from the racism faced by immigrants in the second half of the nineteenth century to the internment of Japanese-Americans during the Second World War.

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Police, communities across U.S. fight back against anti-Asian hate crimes

Across the United States, law enforcement agencies are scrambling to better protect Asian communities amid a wave of violence targeting them since lockdowns to cope with the coronavirus pandemic began about a year ago. A recent report by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, showed that while hate crimes overall in the United States had fallen slightly in 2020, crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) had jumped by 145%.

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Diversity & Cultural Celebration this Week

  • Second Wednesday of April: International Day of Pink (Anti-Bullying)
  • Early April: Equal Pay Coalition
  • April 12: Ramadan begins (Muslim)

For more, visit the complete listing of important dates to celebrate equity, diversity, and inclusion around the world!

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Jess Man

Jessica is the Editor-in-Chief and Senior Diversity Advisor at Diversity Social. Jessica has over 10 years of working with and advising employers to be more diverse and create an inclusive working environment.
Jessica's experience spans private and non-profit sectors in multiple industries.
Jessica's expertise experience is beyond Diversity & Inclusion, she is also a certified professional IT recruiter in Data & Analytics, Database administration, Artificial Intelligence area.