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Category: LGBT+ History Month 2021

Coming out in high school, as a teacher

It started with the daily bulletin. Every day in a school does… “The LGBT Group will meet in A18. Anyone interested in Equality is welcome” “Surely we don’t…

Why LGBT+ visibility and awareness in the workplace is so important

When I joined the University in 2012 as a research technician, LGBT+ visibility was fairly minimal at work. Before I moved to Edinburgh, I had been out as…

Why I’m passionate about being an LGBT+ ally

I’m a neuroscientist at the University of Edinburgh studying brain changes in Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. One of the absolute best things about being a scientist is…

A little slice of me for LGBT+ History Month

Mention Stonewall, Marsha P Johnson or Harvey Milk, Terence Higgins, Peter Tatchell or Allan Horsfall in the presence of some ‘BabyGays’ (a term used for the younger LGBT+…

Being my true self and not my censored self at work in the NHS

Hi I’m Gordon and I’ve been an openly gay man for nearly 20 years now. I’m a nurse and have been for 17 years, and I’m also a…


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