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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…
International Non-Binary People’s Day is on 14 July. It takes place on this date because it falls exactly halfway between International Women’s Day (8 March) and International Men’s Day (19 November). The day aims to celebrate the wide range of people worldwide who identify as non-binary and to raise awareness about issues that non-binary people…
UK Black Pride is Europe’s largest celebration for LGBTQ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Middle Eastern and Latin American descent. The annual event creates a safe space to celebrate diverse sexualities, gender identities, cultures, gender expressions and backgrounds, while also fostering, representing and celebrating Black LGBTQ and QTIPOC (Queer, Transgender and Intersex People of Colour) culture through…
Thank you for making LGBT+ History Month a success! Thank you to all our staff and students who helped make LGBT+ History Month events a success. Below you can read a summary of the events that took place. We saw over 70 staff and students in attendance across seven events. 95% of those were satisfied…
February is LGBT+ History Month, and the theme for 2020 is “Poetry, Prose and Plays”.           Contents of this page  Introduction  Programme of events LUU Events LGBTQIA+ books in the University Library Raising visibility of LGBT+ History Month Events in Leeds LGBT+ support for staff and students LGBT+ role models and…