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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…
We’re pleased to confirm that, following some helpful feedback from members of staff, we’ve been able to engage an additional speaker for our International Day of LGBT+ People in STEM 2019 event. Amanda Langley, of the Faculty of Medicine and Health, will be providing a talk on her own personal experiences of being LGBT+ within…
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…
We are seeking an Equality and Inclusion Officer to join the Equality & Inclusion 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…
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. In the evening we will also be lighting up the Laidlaw Library, the multi-storey car park, and the Parkinson Building with…
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 below.  
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.
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+…