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Sunday 17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT). IDAHoBiT is recognised in over 130 countries and has taken place annually since 2004. It was established in order to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex people, and all other people with diverse sexual…
Tuesday 31 March 2020 marks Trans Day of Visibility (TDoV), which takes place every year to celebrate trans and non-binary people, and raise awareness of discrimination faced by trans people worldwide. The day is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender and gender non-conforming people while raising awareness of the work that is…
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 held as part of National Inclusion Week 2019, Gendered Intelligence have provided the following resources: Gendered Intelligence (PDF) have more information about professional training, consultancy and support in your Faculty / Department. Other useful information An article about supporting trans and gender questioning autistic pupils. Stonewall’s Glossary of Terms. Stonewall…
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…
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…