As part of LGBT History Month, the network has organised a programme of events and activities.
As you can see below sets out the details of the key events we’re hosting and we’ll be sure to advertise additional activities and events hosted within the University and beyond!
LGBT Flag Raising
Date & Time: 12:00, Thursday 01-February-18
Location: Augustine House
The flag raising will kick-start our month of activity and will bring the community together to show their support for equality for all. The flag will be flown across the month to show the University’s proud support for LGBT History Month.
Global LGBT Rights in 11 Maps – Lunchtime Seminar
Date & Time: 12:00, Friday 09-February
Location: Lg25, Laud Building (NHR Campus)
Drawing on this year’s theme of ‘Geography – Mapping the World’ we have organised a lunchtime session hosted by Dr Julia Maxted (Senior Lecturer in Human Geography) focusing on the rights of LGBT peoples around the globe.
LGBT History Month Seminar with Stonewall
Date & Time: 12:00, Thursday 15-February
Location: Lg20, Laud Building (NHR Campus)
Pete Mercer, Head of Public Sector Membership Programmes from Stonewall will host an engaging session building on Stonewall’s global work including campaigning for LGBT equality, providing training, advocacy and research.
Exploring Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity – CPD Workshop
Date & Time: 12:00-14:00, Monday 19-February
Location: GHf05, Governors House (NHR Campus)
Led by Clara Barnes, our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, this session is an opportunity for staff to get together to find out how much we do and learn more about gender identity and sexual orientations and explore ways in which we can become more aware. Please book to attend this session via StaffSpace.
Film Screening and post-film discussion – A Different Country
Date & Time: Monday 22-February
Location: CCg16, Cathedral Court (Medway Campus)
John Gilmore (Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing) is hosting a film screening and post-film discussion on our Medway Campus. A Different Country tells the story of the LGBT community in Ireland advocating for the change of laws which made homosexuality illegal in Ireland.
CCCq Network Meal – Lets Celebrate!
Date & Time: Evening of Monday 26-February
The network would like to invite our CCCq members, their friends and loved ones and the wider LGBT community to bring everyone together for a meal to celebrate another successful LGBT History Month!