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A quick reference guide to terms and acronyms used in conversations around diversity – from BAME to LGTBQ+


This glossary includes diversity specific terms (words and phrases) that may be regularly used in conversations around diversity. It is not intended to be a comprehensive list but is rather as a collection of definitions provided by others which we have found useful.

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