Australia: Corrs supports rainbow young people with Wear it Purple day
Last Updated: 5 September 2016

Employees at Australia's leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, filled their offices across the country with purple on Friday, with a strong message of support for Australia's rainbow youth.

Wear it Purple is a student run, not-for-profit organisation that exists to support young people who identify as sexuality and/or gender diverse (i.e. rainbow).

Wear it Purple seeks to raise awareness about the issues faced by these young people and the need to eradicate bullying based on sexuality and gender diversity.

Annette Hughes, Corrs Partner and Diversity Council Chair, said: "Wear it Purple believes that everyone has the right to be proud of who they are and this is in-line with Corrs' commitment to creating an environment where people are free to bring their full identity to the workplace. We are determined to drive diversity, equality and inclusion in the legal profession, and this includes sending out our message of support to the young and old. We were thrilled to see so many Corrs people decked out in purple on August 26."

Last year more than 121 workplaces, 193 schools, and 29 tertiary institutions celebrated Wear it Purple Day.

To print this article, all you need is to be registered on Mondaq.com.

Click to Login as an existing user or Register so you can print this article.

 
Some comments from our readers…
“The articles are extremely timely and highly applicable”
“I often find critical information not available elsewhere”
“As in-house counsel, Mondaq’s service is of great value”

Press Releases from this Firm
Recent Content from this Firm
By Jade Rowarth, Jason Salman, Kirsty Sutherland
By Matthew Critchley, John Fogarty
By Helen Clarke, Viva Paxton
By Jane Hider, Justine Cheong
By Frances Wheelahan, Kayla Kleskovic, Sarah Harris
By Helen Clarke, Jodie Burger, Viva Paxton
By Michael Chaaya, Ronald Mizen
By Jade Rowarth, Jason Salman, Kirsty Sutherland
By Clare Corke, Steven Moss
By Nicholas Ellery, Rosemary Roach, Hannah Peters, Thalia Botsis
Tools
Print
Font Size:
Translation
Channels