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This year, the University of Leeds is proud to be marking UK Black Pride by flying the LGBT+ flag throughout the day and, in the evening, by lighting up the Parkinson Building, multi-storey car park and Laidlaw Library in pink, representing the reclaimed pink triangle symbol of the entire LGBT+ community. Full details can be…
As we approach 22 June, we’ve listed some of the events happening in Leeds and the rest of West Yorkshire to celebrate Windrush Day and the Windrush Generation, which you can find listed here.
We’re pleased to confirm the University will be flying the LGBT+ rainbow flag on the Parkinson Building on the 5 July 2019 to mark the second annual International Day of LGBT+ People in STEM 2019 and in the evening, by lighting up the Laidlaw Library, the multi-storey car park and the Parkinson Building with the LGBT+…
The LGBT+ Network has provided these colourful email signature banners which are available to download and use on your University email account, if you would like to show your support for the Network, identify as a member or as an LGBT+ ally. You can download the whole set from the .zip file provided.  
Would you be interested in helping to shape and organise any of the activities of the Women at Leeds Network next year? Do you have skills and ideas that you think would benefit the network? Would you enjoy working with a team from across the University to advance gender equality at the University? The Women…
The University will be hosting an event for Pride in STEM Day 2019 on 5 July. If anyone who works in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics would like to be a speaker on the day, please contact Becky Brenton (b.brenton@leeds.ac.uk) for more information.
We’re delighted to report the success of the event for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) last week on 17 May 2019. We’d like to say thank you to Georgina Davis and Amanda Langley from the Faculty of Medicine and Health for their organisation, and to Becky Brenton from the Equality Policy Unit…
On 17 May 2019, to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), the LGBT Foundation published guidance on how to be an ally to trans people. The document is available on their site here. The Equality Policy Unit also provides guidance on supporting Trans staff and students and in 2017 published the Trans…