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 …

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 …

Views from ‘Call me Kuchu’ and ‘Stop erasing bisexuals’ events

Last week, @UoNResearch live-tweeted two of our LGBT History Month events. These events have been Storified, and you can follow the discussions and public reactions below. On Thursday 12 February, we joined the UoN LGBTQ and BME Staff Network for a screening of Call me Kuchu, followed by a Q&A session with Bisi Alimi, Nigerian LGBT …

Researching bisexuality

Next Friday Francesca Kitson, a postgraduate student in the Department of American and Canadian Studies, will lead a special ‘in conversation’ event for LGBT History Month. She’ll talk to psychologist Grant Denkinson about the issues facing the bisexual community — and the difficulty some have in even getting their sexuality recognised. This guest post from …