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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 are 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 &…
On 17 May 2019, to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT), the LGBT Foundation have published guidance (PDF) on how to be an ally to trans people. The Equality & Inclusion Unit also provides guidance on supporting Trans staff and students and in 2017 published the Trans Equality Policy Statement.  
The Equality & Inclusion Unit has produced the Ramadan Briefing 2019  to provide guidance on how to support staff and students observing Ramadan, and raise awareness of the importance of the event for our students, staff and visitors and its impact on workplace and student education activities. It provides practical information on the significance of…
Colleagues from the School of Medicine have planned a lunchtime event to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) on 17 May 2019. The event will feature talks on personal trans experience and heteronormativity and homophobia through words, images and the body. West Yorkshire Queer Stories will also present. The University’s LGBTQ+…
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT) is a worldwide celebration of sexual and gender diversities on 17 May. It is a day to raise awareness and acknowledge that while progress has been made lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people still face prejudice and discrimination across the world today. This year the celebration will…
Marking the start and end of LGBT History Month 2018 a number of buildings across Leeds will be lit in rainbow or pink colours.
UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) is an annual event creating a platform to focus on the history of our struggle for equality and human rights. Disability History Month runs from 22nd November to 22nd December every year. This covers World AIDS Day (1 December), International Day of People with Disabilities (3 December) and International Human Rights…