LAWRENCE and Katie Kenwright, founders of Liverpool hotel developer and operator Signature Living, have been honoured in the Guardian’s 2017 Pride Power List after showing their commitment to the LGBT community.
They are included in the Ally list awarded to people who are “outspoken in their support of the LGBT+ community and have been shown to be a powerful catalysts of change with their advocacy, both in the workplace and at home”.
The husband and wife (pictured) join an illustrious group of Allies including musician Brian May, J K Rowling, Jennifer Saunders, Jeremy Corbyn, trade union leader Len McCluskey, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Baroness Royall of Blaisdon.
The main Pride Power List is headed by comedian Alan Carr, Sir Ian McKellan, TV presenter Graham Norton and Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservative Party.
Signature Living is sponsoring the upcoming 2017 Liverpool Pride Festival that will showcase the city’s acceptance of diversity, and it was also one of the headline sponsors of the annual British LGBT Awards held in London for the second year running.
“Lawrence and I are proud to be honoured in the 2017 Pride Power list as straight allies,” said Katie. “We are proud that some of our most senior members of staff are part of the LGBT community and embrace the variety of individuals and characters that are part of the Signature Living workforce.
“We believe in tolerance and acceptance at Signature Living, and we couldn’t be happier to be acknowledged in The Guardian for this.”