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Over recent years, the University has worked closely with our active LGBT+ Staff Network, Students’ Union Officers, and colleagues across the organisation to progress LGBT+ inclusion. This has resulted in a number of positive outcomes, including: A University Trans Equality Policy and supporting guidance The provision of Gender Neutral Toilets (GNTs) in every building on campus…
Following the Trans Awareness Session as part of National Inclusion Week, Gendered Intelligence have provided the following resources:   For further information about providing professional training, consultancy and support in your Faculty / Department from the trans-led organisation Gendered Intelligence, please see document – GI-Professional-Services-brochure-Nov2018 An article on supporting trans and gender questioning autistic pupils – https://network.autism.org.uk/knowledge/insight-opinion/supporting-trans-and-gender-questioning-autistic-pupils…
Our opening event for National Inclusion Week is the Diversity Café – an opportunity to meet representatives from our staff networks and hear about the work they do, social and networking activities they host, and their plans for the future. Refreshments will be available throughout. Full details can be found on the event page. We…
LGBT+ Role Model Heather Swinsco is leading on putting together an event on LGBT Parenting to coincide with National Coming Out Day. If you’d like to be a speaker at the event, please get in touch with either Heather (H.Swinsco@leeds.ac.uk) or the LGBT+ Staff Network.
We’re pleased to announce a new addition to our LGBT+ Role Model and Allies Initiative: Dr Helen Finch. Read more about her experiences and her advice for other LGBT+ staff and students here.
A message from the LGBT+ Staff Network, following the recent Leeds Pride event: At Leeds Pride 2019 we joined forces with Building Equality (an alliance of companies working to build LGBT+ inclusion across the construction industry). We’d like to thank everyone who came along to support especially all of the wheel marshals for the rainbow…
We’ve had some great photos back from the recent Leeds Pride 2019 event, featuring some of our LGBT+ Staff Network, Role Models and Allies in the University of Leeds Pride t-shirts which we organised for this year’s celebrations! University of Leeds partnered with Building Equality again this year to appear in the Pride parade alongside…
A message from Non Binary Leeds: Help us support vulnerable non-binary and trans people in Leeds! The UK right now is an exhausting place to be non-binary/trans, and lots in our community are struggling in the face of rampant and normalised transphobia, underemployment, precarious housing, inadequate healthcare and a failing benefits system. Times are uncertain…