Out in Education – increasing LGBT awareness in schools, one year on

Guest post by Bryony Harper, president of the Nottingham branch of Out in Education. For some background, read their post from last year’s LGBT History Month. Out in Education is a student-led project which takes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT*) students into local schools to share their experiences in order to increase the understanding of …

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’. …

Tackling LGBT issues in the classroom

Lucy Wake and Bryony Harper discuss the work of Out in Education, a not-for-profit organisation which delivers workshops, lessons and assemblies about what it is to be LGBT in primary and secondary schools. Lucy is a recent graduate from The University of Nottingham, and Bryony is studying Humanistic Counselling Practice at the University. Bryony, Assistant …

Welcome to LGBT History Month

Guest post introducing LGBT History Month at The University of Nottingham by Dr Max Biddulph, Chair of the University LGBTQ Staff Network. Picture shows rainbow flag flying over the Trent Building during Nottinghamshire Pride in July 2014. Welcome to UK Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans (LGBT) History month here at The University of Nottingham. It feels an enormous privilege …