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A message from the co-chairs of the Women at Leeds Network: At the 2019 AGM, attendees were asked for their ideas about the main themes and priorities that W@LN should take up in 2019-20; any ideas for network events; and thoughts about how to make the Network more effective. Here are the suggestions, along with…
We’re pleased to announce a new LGBT+ Role Model! Dr Bridgette Bewick of the School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health has joined the LGBT Role Models and Allies Initiative, which strives to represent the diverse community of staff and students at the University of Leeds. Read more about her experiences and her advice…
Due to the overwhelming response to the International Day of LGBT+ People in STEM 2019 event on 5 July 2019, which is now fully booked, it has been decided the original room in Astbury will not be large enough to accommodate the full number of attendees, so the venue will now be Worsley 9.58c. We…
We are seeking an Equality and Inclusion Officer to join the Equality Policy Unit team. You will provide high quality specialist advice focused on the areas of LGBT and/or Disability, and support the development of policy and guidance to contribute to mainstreaming and embedding equality and inclusion throughout the University. More information and a link…
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.