The Stonewall effect: The positive difference an inclusive employer can make
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The Stonewall effect: The positive difference an inclusive employer can make

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

Attitudes towards LGBT people have changed. Now health employers are catching up

Brian Dalgleish decided in his early twenties to train to be a nurse. He had been working in a bank since leaving school, but wanted a job in which he was making a direct and positive difference to people’s lives. He started his nurse training in Lanarkshire in 1983, just three years after sex ‘in private’ between two men aged over 21 was decriminalised in Scotland – and the same year that men who had sex with men were asked not to donate to UK blood banks because of the AIDS crisis.

Nursing Standard. 34, 2, 26-29. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.2.26.s13

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