New board members with a focus on the Next Generation of LGBTQ+ professionals in real estate Freehold, the leading networking forum for LGBTQ+ real-estate professionals, is appointing four new board members to expand their leadership and continue to promote diversity and inclusion within the property industry. Freehold welcomes Warren Stapley and Anyi Hobson as Board Directors […]
Freehold founders David Mann and Saleem Fazal named in King’s New Year Honours List – Freehold LGBT+
David Mann and Saleem Fazal, the founders of Freehold – a support and networking forum for LGBTQ+ professionals working within the real estate sector – have been named in King Charles III’s inaugural New Year Honours List.
Let’s celebrate National Coming Out Day and make coming out easier every day Misa von Tunzelman reflects on her coming out story to mark 34 years of National Coming Out Day This October marks 34 years since the first National Coming Out Day was celebrated to mark theone-year anniversary of the 1987 National March on Washington […]
Freehold went ‘on tour’ to Leeds in May, attending the UK’s Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF), a three-day conference, for the real estate and infrastructure sectors. Built around the Building Back Better and Levelling Up agendas, it was created to help the sectors meet, develop business, and create solutions to industry problems and has […]
Last Wednesday, CBRE and Freehold held an interview with rugby behemoth Gareth Thomas where the openly gay, openly HIV-positive and openly Welsh former captain gave us an incredible insight into his revolutionary life on the field, what he has been up to since retirement and of course answering those all important questions about team showers! […]
A week ago today over 800 bright eyed industry professionals descended onto six different locations across the country to take part in the 2022 LandAid SleepOut – back from the 2 year covid-induced hiatus and here to tackle youth homelessness. The largest of these locations, Canada Water accounted for about 300 of those and was […]
With so much going on this week to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March, we thought we’d share some of the industry events you might like to attend, including the first one – chaired by Freehold’s brand new co-chair, Kelly Canterford! Tuesday 8th March 2022 9.30am – 12pm RICS International Women’s Day 2022 – […]
20 Great LGBT+ Movies Previous Next If you fancy watching a great LGBTQ film this weekend, take your pick from the below – some new, some older, but all are worth a watch! My Own Private Idaho (1991) Gus Van Sant’s loose Shakespearean adaptation brought New Queer Cinema into the mainstream, with River Phoenix as […]
In the first of our LGBT+ History Month posts, we have a look at some of the current literature that is out there. It’s important to know our history, look at some of the challenges that we face and continue to face, and look at how we can make the future better for LGBT+ people. […]
After 10 trailblazing years, our co-founders and co-chairs David Mann and Saleem Fazal are passing the baton on to fellow board members, Kelly Canterford and Scott Parsons who will become our new co-chairs this month.