LGBT Alliance Awards 2022
Welcome to our second virtual LGBT Alliance Awards
Results of the 2022 LGBT Alliance Awards
‘Continuous commitment to tackling hate crime’
This award is presented to an individual or organisation who has shown a continuous commitment to tackling hate crime through events, training and service delivery.
‘Positive impact on LGBT health’
This award is presented to an individual or organisation who has worked diligently to promote health and wellbeing within LGBT+ communities, with a focus on mental health, physical health and/or, sexual health.
‘Local authority commitment to LGBT communities’
This award celebrates the best example of a local authority who has shown dedication to LGBT+ communities in their borough through partnership work, LGBT+ inclusion within their workforce and a meticulous commitment to tackling key issues LGBT+ communities’ face.
‘Positive impact on underrepresented people within LGBT communities’
This award is presented to an individual or organisation who has worked tirelessly to ensure marginalised groups of LGBT+ communities are not excluded from society. For example, those underrepresented groups could include; people seeking asylum or people living with a disability.
‘Creating LGBT inclusion and accessibility in the workplace’
This award is presented to an individual or organisation who has, through their personal example, innovation or policy, contributed to greater diversity and equality in sexual orientation and gender identity within their workplace.
‘Providing a safer learning environment for LGBT students and staff’
This award is presented to an individual or organisation within the education sector who has been proactive in creating a safer learning environment for LGBT+ communities.
The ‘Tara Davison Kindness Award’
This award celebrates the kindness an organisation or individual has shown towards a member or members of the LGBTQ+ community. In memory of the late Tara Davison, a much-loved trustee and friend. Her kindness will never be forgotten.
Congratulations to all our winners and finalists, your awards and certificates will be with you over the next few weeks – we will be in touch to arrange a drop off and photo opportunity. Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate an individual or organisation and thank you to those who sponsored each award, we really do appreciate it. We would like to say a special thank you to our wonderful service users who broke down some barriers of their own to take part in our winner videos, you did perfectly, and we are very proud of you.
The LGBT Alliance Awards will return next year, but until then, we look forward to working with you all to ensure our local area is inclusive and accessible to LGBTQ+ communities in Teesside.
We would like to say a huge thank you to the following for sponsoring this years awards: