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Welcome to Transphobia.

Hi Welcome to this week’s blog. We have another guest blogger, or rather bloggers, and the format is a little different from usual. This week we’re posting a video. This isn’t the first video that we’ve posted, but…

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LGBT+
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Reflections on Black History Month

Hello Our last post was all about our Black History Month activities, so I thought I’d share some reflections on how the month went. At the risk of stating the obvious, it has been an exceptional year for…

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Ethnicity
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Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Helen Keller.

Hi. This week’s post comes from the joint chairs of our Black Asian and Minority Ethnics + Network. What does BAME even stand for? We are not an acronym, we are the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic +…

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Ethnicity
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My Dear Friend. LW

Hi. We have a guest blogger this week. In her words, it’s a poem written out of frustration. A question asked if conversations about race, between friends, should ever be this hard. My Dear Friend, this is newMust…

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Ethnicity
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Teach me, I forget, Show me I remember, Involve me I understand.

Hello  Welcome to the University’s equality blog and the start of a new academic year. If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know that we haven’t posted for a while. I, mistakenly, thought lockdown would provide more time. I quickly realised that the…

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His Honour

Hello, If you follow this blog regularly, you’ll know two things, 1) There hasn’t been a post for quite a while, and 2) it is used as a platform to update on equality activities across the University and…

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With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt

Hello Welcome back. I say that as much for my own benefit as to welcome you. I haven’t written a blog post for ages! I hope that you’ve had a good break and managed to enjoy some of…

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We should live our lives in a state of inclusion.

Hello On this week’s blog, I thought I would post James’s chat. James Wood is the out-going President of our LGBT+ Student Society. He came in to have a chat about the Society. He gave an insight into…

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Celebrating the success of others

Hi This week I thought I would post an episode where Anna and I share some of our activities over the last twelve months. It highlights projects that our students have led, and work that Anna and I…

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You are a true success when you help others be successful.

Hi Welcome to this week’s post. For those who regularly follow us, you will know that it’s a day late. My apologies. I was at a conference in London on Wednesday and didn’t get chance to schedule the…

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