Events

On this page we list events relevant to Equality and Inclusion, whether at the University, such as those held by the Staff Networks, in the wider Leeds area, or beyond. Know of an event which you think should be listed? Contact equality@leeds.ac.uk to let us know, and we can add it to our calendar.

For information on key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial, the Festivals and Events Calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning. Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page.

Menopause for thought cafés are informal meet ups hosted monthly on Teams, which create time and a safe, respectful and confidential space to discuss the menopause. The cafés are open to everyone irrespective of age or gender and no one is advised to follow any particular course of action in them. The next Meno-Pause for…
Learn, acknowledge and celebrate Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic cultures! Leeds11, partners and friends are proud to bring you their celebratory programme for Black History Month 2021. The programme of events looks to bring everyone on a collective journey of insight and understanding into the wonderful achievements and success of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)…

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The Staff LGBT Network and Speaking Truth To Power groups are joining for the evening for a screening of the 1984 film Before Stonewall. The film brings together archive footage and interviews to give a rich overview of LGBT culture in the US before the 1969 Stonewall riots. The film won numerous awards, including Emmy…
Drawing on research material from the ESRC-sponsored Trans Pregnancy project, Dr Ruth Pearce will examine the figure of “pregnant man”, exploring his role as abstract symbol and material reality. To book please visit this link here.  Open to all staff & students. Refreshments provided.
Dr Mo Moulton (University of Birmingham) asks, how should we write the history of queer lives? To book please visit this link here.  Open to all staff & students Refreshments provided
No need to speak German. Just come along, booking not required.
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…
If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds offer confidential one-to-one appointments on campus.  The aim of these free, 40 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details about support for…
If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds offer confidential one-to-one appointments on campus.  The aim of these free, 40 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details about support for…
A new regular informal meet-up for Trans, Non-binary and Intersex people. For full information, including details of the location, please email: trans@leeds.ac.uk or contact the Network. PGRs are welcome to attend.
The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every…
UKDHM in 2019 will focus on disabled leaders throughout history and their struggle for acceptance.  UKDHM will examine how the leaders of the Disabled People’s Movement managed to change the way disability was seen as a personal burden to a human rights issue through using the social model of disability from 1970 to the present…