Freehold to host a panel event exploring the increased difficulties facing property professionals who are both LGBTQ+ and from an ethnic minority


The leading network for LGBT+ real estate professionals, Freehold, in partnership with BAME in Property, are hosting a virtual event to shine a spotlight on intersectionality in the property industry, highlighting the experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic property professionals who also identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender.

This event features a keynote speech by Lady Phyll, co-founder of UK Black Pride, followed by a panel discussion with LGBTQ+ and ethnic minority property professionals, and closing remarks from RICS president Kath Fontana.

For LGBTQ+ people of colour, there are cultural barriers with coming out, and a general taboo in some communities. This event aims to inform, educate and give confidence to those who might not be fully comfortable coming out.

                DATE: 16 April 2021

                TIME: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. BST

                LOCATION: Virtual event

                COST: Free to attend with donations to UK Black Pride encouraged

About Freehold: Freehold is a leading and unique networking forum for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender professionals working within the real estate sector. Since its official launch in September 2011, the group has grown to over 1300 members and continues to expand.

About BAME in Property: BAME in Property is an organisation for BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities) and non-BAME professionals who are passionate about increasing ethnic diversity in the property and planning sectors.

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