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The B Word? Visibility and inclusion of bisexuality

On Wednesday 3 February, it was our pleasure to welcome Dr Christina Richards, Psychotherapist and Senior Specialist Psychology Associate and Clinical Research Fellow, to campus for a discussion around perceptions of bisexuality within society. The event started with some set questions for Dr Richards, followed by an open Q&A with the audience – it was fascinating …

LGBT healthcare and awareness

In this Q&A, Ian Taylor, Receptionist in the Division of Medical Sciences & Graduate Entry Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital, discusses his personal history and motivations for organising an LGBT event on Friday 5 February for staff and students. Have you organised any events around LGBT health and awareness before? This year was the year I …

Upendo – film, discussion, performance

In this post, Sophia Ramcharan, Film Producer and Programmer at Stella Vision, looks forward to the upcoming Upendo event at New Art Exchange, 11am-6pm Saturday 6 February. I’m primarily a film producer, however my real passion is providing a platform for new and emerging talent to be showcased to new audiences through cinema exhibition. I have …

Rights and Justice events for LGBT History Month

Guest post from Hannah-Rose Murray, PhD Student in the Department of American and Canadian Studies and LGBT History Month Director, Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice. To celebrate LGBT History Month in February 2016, a series of unique events will take place both on campus and in the city centre to highlight the extraordinary …

Welcome to LGBT History Month 2016

In this guest post, Dr Max Biddulph, Chair of the University LGBTQ Staff Network, introduces LGBT History Month. Welcome to LGBT History Month 2016 at The University of Nottingham! Our festival of LGBT-related events throughout February is part of the 11th annual national commemoration and the theme of this year’s history month is ‘religion, belief and philosophy’. …

Events for LGBT History Month 2016

February is LGBT History Month, and we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate and explore LGBT culture with academic lectures, discussion, film screenings and more. Almost all events are free, and most are open to the public as well as staff and students. Get these dates in your diary and come along to one (or all!) of …

LGBT History Month 2015 round-up

February 2015 saw fantastic LGBT History Month events take place across the University, including film screenings, public talks and more. @UoNResearch had the privilege to attend and live-tweet a number of these events, which we then collected and Storified. You can read through highlights from four talks and discussions below. The full programme for the month can …

LGBT History Month 2015 – thank you!

Claire Henson, Equality and Diversity Officer, looks back on a memorable LGBT History Month as it draws to a close. February is now coming to a close and on Wednesday 25 February, The University of Nottingham ran its last event for LGBT History Month 2015. Dr Max Biddulph and Professor David Brailsford delivered an engaging …

Dark Age sexualities – part three

In his last LGBT History Month post, Professor Ross Balzaretti, Department of History, concludes his examination of sexuality in the Dark Ages. It is frequently presumed that women in the distant past had no or little voice in public affairs. This is far from true. For example, in the Carolingian Empire (which covered most of modern …

Alan Turing and me…

Guest post by Dr Max Biddulph, Chair of the University LGBTQ Staff Network, discussing his thoughts on Alan Turing ahead of this week’s event. This follows Professor David Brailsford’s discussion of Turing’s work in last week’s post. I came into this world on a humid Sunday lunchtime towards the end of July 1954, nine years after …