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17 May is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBIT), and the theme for 2022 is ‘Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights’.  The day is marked worldwide, including in 37 countries where same sex acts are still illegal.  It was created in 2004 to raise awareness of the violence and discrimination faced by lesbian,…
  Thursday 31 March 2022 marks Trans Day of Visibility (TDoV), which takes place every year to celebrate trans and non-binary people, and raise awareness of discrimination faced by trans people worldwide.  The day is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender and gender non-conforming people while raising awareness of the work that…
February is LGBT+ History Month, and the theme for 2022 is ‘Politics in Art: The Arc is Long’. LGBT+ History Month takes place every February.  It is a month long celebration of LGBT+ history and the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements.  It aims to promote and celebrate equality and diversity. The…
17 May is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT).  The day is marked worldwide, including in 37 countries where same-sex acts are still illegal.  The day was created in 2004 as a response to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as well as all other people with…
Wednesday 31 March 2021 marks Trans Day of Visibility (TDoV), which takes place every year to celebrate trans and non-binary people, and raise awareness of discrimination faced by trans people worldwide. The day is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender and gender non-conforming people while raising awareness of the work that is…
February is LGBT+ History Month, and the theme for 2021 is ‘Body, Mind and Spirit’. LGBT+ History Month is a month long celebration of LGBT+ history, and the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements.  It takes place every February in the UK, and aims to promote and celebrate equality and diversity.  The…
The third International LGBTQ+ People in STEM Day takes place on 18 November 2020. External Events Creating Paths to Inclusion in STEM Date: Wednesday, 4 November 2020 Time: 13:00-14:00 About: Join STEM Equals as they talk about their four year research and impact project focused on creating more inclusive STEM communities for women and LGBT…
Contents of this page: Introduction University of Leeds Events Black History Walks Support and Resources for Staff and Students   Introduction  Celebrate everyday inclusion in all its forms during this year’s National Inclusion Week (NIW) which takes place between 28 September – 4 October. It’s a chance to share and promote inspiring inclusion practices and…
23 September is Bi Visibility Day. The date was first marked in 1999, and aims to celebrate the bi community, its culture, history and norms. It also aims to provide a platform to the bi community and their supporters and to bring global attention to the social, economic and cultural prejudices and challenges faced by…
Covid-19 has affected many of us, both individually and within the communities of which we are a part. Shortly after lock down begun, it was confirmed that Leeds Pride would unfortunately be postponed until 2021. In response to that news, the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, and Leeds Arts University have developed a Digital…