Month: June 2022
SPN at Pride Edinburgh We invite members, allies and students to join us for the Pride Edinburgh March on Saturday 25 June! The SPN marching troupe will be meeting at 11:30 on the day at Levels Café on Holyrood Road. Speeches start at 12:30 and the march moves off at 13:00. If you can’t make… Continue Reading Join us at Edinburgh Pride 2022
During Pride Month in particular, we’re glad to highlight opportunities for our members and allies to focus on LGBT+ inclusion in their work. Don’t forget that we can seize these opportunities all year round, not just in June! Check out the following recommendations for designing an inclusive survey, kindly provided by Ariadne Cass-Maran, Senior… Continue Reading Recommendations for Inclusive Data Collection
Dear University of Edinburgh Staff Pride Network, I am contacting you to say thank you for everything you have done over the past year to celebrate, support and promote the LGBTQ+ community. As was stated during the awards ceremony, 2022 was probably the toughest year to select finalists and winners with over 1000 nominations being… Continue Reading A sincere thank you from Proud Scotland Awards 2022
Happy Pride Month 2022! To celebrate, the Staff Pride Network is offering a limited number of t-shirts for free to network members. We’ve got seven variations of the SPN logo available, representing a number of pride flags. Check out the t-shirt designs (image file on SharePoint) UPDATE 6 JUNE Please note that the following logo… Continue Reading Celebrate Pride Edinburgh 2022 with us in style!
10 – 16 September: Students’ Week (title tbc) A week for students to experience life in the community, to share laughter and stories, to explore the island and to reflect on current concerns. This week is jointly led by Iona Community staff with staff and students from Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities and the Student Christian… Continue Reading Iona Community: Student Week this September with Mx Ashwin Africanus Thyssen
Excerpt: You can’t get rid of glitter. It doesn’t matter whether you sprinkle it like fairy dust or send it in a card; whether you glitter-bomb as a protest or decorate your face with it at a festival. It doesn’t matter how the glitter got there in the first place – you can’t get rid… Continue Reading The Pride material “Grace Like Glitter” launch
spending time together, exploring their own identities and the Iona Community’s work for social justice. There’s plenty of time to discover community over meals, to laugh and relax outdoors, to engage in creative activities, to explore this beautiful island with its white sandy beaches and profusion of wildlife, to read or write in the library… Continue Reading Breathing Space: a week on Iona for LGTBQ+ folks and allies