LGBT+ rights in the 21st century: Free and equal?

University of Nottingham student Bryony Goodesmith talks about 18th Annual Student Human Rights Conference taking place on Saturday 25th March 2017. Recent years have seen increasing support for LGBT+ rights, both domestically and internationally. Since the adoption of the Yogyakarta Principles in 2006, LGBT+ rights have clearly gained momentum. However, progress has been uneven. The …

Reflections on LGBT History Month 2017

Ibtisam Ahmed, Doctoral Research student in the School of Politics & International Relations and Project Director for the Centre for Research in Race and Rights’ contribution to the University’s LGBT History Month, looks back at a packed month. Marginalised groups around the world are at an unusual point in history. There seems to be a …

Celebrating Pride around the World

Ibtisam Ahmed, Doctoral Research student in the School of Politics & IR and Project Director for the C3R LGBT History Month, talks about one of the events. On 18 February, the Nottingham Writers’ Studio played host to one of the many events that the University of Nottingham has organised as part of 2017 LGBT History …

University Mental Health Day 2017

Student Welfare Officer Rani Mukherjee-Neale talks about the activities for University Mental Health Day in the School of Medicine.  To promote ‘University Mental Health Day’ on Thursday 2nd March, the Welfare teams in the Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences held a ‘Wellbeing and Mental Health’ stall of their own in the foyer outside The Student …

Raising welfare awareness during LGBT History Month

Guest post from Sandra Rose, Student Welfare officer in the School of Medicine. The Welfare teams in the Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences have been celebrating LGBT History Month during February.  We have decorated the Student Service Centres at QMC, Derby, City Hospital and Sutton Bonington with rainbow bunting, and staff have the option …