Tag: LGBT

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…

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…

When everyone is included, everyone wins. Jesse Jackson

Hi Well LGBT History Month is drawing to a close. Our LGBT+ Student Society organised and ran a couple of events, with a particular focus marking 50 years since the Stonewall Riots. Last Saturday was “Can I come…

Can I come out Now?

Hi, this week we have a guest blogger, James Wood, President of the University’s LGBT+ Student Society I’m sure you know that February, is LGBT history month in the UK; it is an observation and celebration of the progress of…

You just have to respect me.

Hi This week we have a guest blogger, Eli. Eli is a Level 6 Illustration student currently working as an intern within the team. This is a very timely post as we mark Transgender Awareness Week When you…

“Only by speaking out can we create lasting change.” DaShanne Stokes

Welcome back. We thought we would take a break in August. With holiday commitments, life at work was a little quiet. We spent the time making plans and preparing for the new academic year. Whilst there are lots…

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)

Hi Given that next week celebrates International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), I thought it might be interesting to explore it’s origins. Although I have been in the field of equality, diversity and inclusion for a…

The Rainbow Flag and Other History

Happy Wednesday, and welcome to this week’s blog! As a History student, I have a strong belief that progress cannot be realized without an examination of where we have been. So before recognizing the distance we still have…

I am Human

Hello Tomorrow sees the start of February which, in the UK, marks Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) History Month. This is a month long observance of the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements. Interestingly,…

Diversity is one thing we all have in common.

Hello and welcome to this week’s post. We’ve featured our “Challenge for Change Project” over the last couple of weeks. This week we take a look at the University’s current equality objectives and other key priorities for 2017/18….