Equity has released a statement in response to the ongoing Speaking Out movement within the wrestling industry, calling for all professional wrestling promotions to commit to five pledges aimed at tackling abuse in the sector.
Working with Alim Jayda, Deafinitely Theatre and Equity's D/deaf and Disabled Committee, Equity has produced a Guide to Good Practice in BSL and the Arts for all those who engage with creative practitioners in our industry.
In an initiative led by Equity member Emmanuel Kojo, Equity will accelerate its work on fighting racist reviews of members’ work with a coordinated focus on the introduction of ethical standards for critics and reviewers.
Intimacy for Stage and Screen (ISS) have produced guidelines with the support of the Equity Intimacy Working Group & Equity Women’s Committee to provide a comprehensive intimacy practice document for the entertainment industry.
Equity has welcomed the announcements this week of emergency funds for the arts in Scotland and Northern Ireland, while continuing to call for a comprehensive support package and investment in the creative industries.