Entries by Go Title Free

The Equality Act 2010 – Ten years on…

This month marks 10 years since the government pulled together several small pieces of legislation into the Equality Act we know today.  In October 2010, the protected characteristics were listed out, along with the extent to which the law will defend the rights of people of any marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical […]

How it started… and how it’s going.

GoTitleFree is celebrating! – The campaign is four years old today and we are also celebrating the 50th download of our toolkits. We are delighted that organisations and individuals are joining us on our quest to achieve a title free society and are reflecting today on the incredible work and journey which has brought us […]

Marital Status Titles – Are you a believer?

Where is the ‘agnostic’ or ‘atheist’ equivalent in the marital status title drop-down box? The campaign to remove marital status titles often makes us reflect on where and how else we’re asked for sensitive information, and when exactly we’re allowed to ‘opt out’ when asked for details about ourselves, our status and our situation in […]

5 ways to bring your gender inclusive language goals to life

Brilliant businesses will have best practice Equality, Diversity & Inclusion policies which will detail the organisation’s commitment to upholding an inclusive culture. But how can an organisation bring these policies to life and make sure that the changes are seen and felt throughout their company culture?  Share accountability  Gender inclusion is not just the responsibility […]

Doctor, Doctor…

Why female Doctors need to channel the pride in their title towards helping their fellow woman.  Replying to comments on Twitter, the three themes most commonly responded to by the GoTitleFree team are: The ‘rules’ of when to use ‘Ms’.  How to pronounce ‘Ms’ and ‘Mx’. How relieved female Doctors are at being able to […]

Why using ‘Mrs’ holds women back

The wedding season is fully upon us and couples who have waited to have free rein on guest numbers are now finally able to celebrate in the way they want. Hurrah hey?!  ‘Mr and Mrs’ cards and mugs are ready for purchase in all the shops, but how many brides really consider what it means […]

10 famous people demanding to be ‘title free’…

For the last four years, the GoTitleFree team has been gathering thoughts, feelings and emotions about marital status titles; creating statistics to build a business case for organisations who must go on this journey to futureproof their business, as well as commit to inclusive practices.  When we say ‘free from titles’ we not only mean […]