Equality and Human Rights
Commission
 
lbwf
Council statement of intent
regarding sexuality, 2011
The heterosexism of wider society is the origin of discrimination against lesbian and gay men.
Getting into the Stonewall Top 100 is great news for Waltham Forest and a real testament to our commitment.
Kaleidoscope
 
In the ancient world, the rich held themselves to very different standards from the poor. Not much has changed, argues classical historian Mary Beard.
Low life in ancient Rome could be very low indeed. There were gangs of ne'er-do-wells and down-and-outs who spent all night in cheap bars, drowning their sorrows.
Apart from talk about the top chariot racers (the ancient equivalent of footballers), the only entertainment on offer was brawling and gambling. .listen