Tag: transgender

Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. Coco Chanel

You may not be aware, but the 31st March is International Transgender Day of Visibility. This is an annual event that celebrates transgender people and their contributions to society; and raises awareness of the discrimination faced by transgender…

Equality, diversity and inclusion week

This week we have another guest blogger with a focus on the equality, diversity and inclusion week delivered by colleagues in the School of Sport and Exercise. Equality, diversity and inclusion week was an event for students in the…

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…

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…

“The future depends on what you do today”. Gandhi

Hello I get to write this week’s blog. I hope that you’ve enjoyed our guest posts over the last few weeks. They certainly covered a wide range of interesting topics. I don’t know about anyone else, but I…

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…

International Transgender Day of Visibility.

Hello Is it just me, or does time seem to be flying by? Another few days and it will be the end of March! As we all know, this means the legal deadline for public sector organisations to…