Month: April 2020
Pictured: Anna Smith, Staff Pride Network Bookclub Coordinator What does being visible as a lesbian mean to you? In lieu of any formal events to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Week, one of our co-chairs and bi-rep, Katie, and our book group coordinator, Anna have had a virtual discussion (over email, fitting in between their… Continue Reading Lesbian Visibility: What does being visible mean to you?
by Anna Smith, Coordinator of the Staff Pride Network Book Club As part of Lesbian Visibility week I thought I would compile a list of books by lesbian authors, with lesbian characters, or both. This list is by no means exhaustive or representative of the objectively ‘most notable’ works around; it’s simply a collection… Continue Reading Lesbian Visibility: Shining a Light on Lesbian Authors
The LGBT+ Network of Networks in Higher Education (@LGBTNoNHE) have an initiative to showcase the talents and skills of members, and to bring joy to LGBT+ communities during the current testing time. LGBT+ individuals are more likely to live alone or may not situate in an inclusive domestic environment. #NetworksGotTalent Enjoy the talents of Staff… Continue Reading LGBT+ Network of Networks in Higher Education’s Networks Got Talent Showcase: Derek’s Entry
With social distancing and lots of places including many schools closing because of coronavirus, children are connecting with each other by painting colourful rainbows and putting them in their windows for others to see. It’s thought the rainbow trend started in Italy but has rapidly caught on in other countries including the US, Canada, Spain… Continue Reading Chase the Rainbow
This is a regular weekly Wednesday lunchtime coffee meetup 1-2pm & once a month (on the first Friday of the month) our evening social event (BYOB) 6:30pm-late. Please drop in with a coffee and meet your LGBT+ colleagues and ask a committee member those questions you’ve been dying to have answered! This event is… Continue Reading Staff Pride Network [ONLINE] events: Virtual Socials
The Staff Pride Network is creating a subject specialist database bringing together scholars – PhD students, early career researchers, and established academics – working on LGBTQIA+ topics, reflecting the combined strength of the University of Edinburgh expertise in the field. What is the Register of Expertise? The register of expertise will be a database of… Continue Reading Register of Expertise