Sexual Violence in Universities and Strategies to Prevent it

Sexual Violence in Universities and Strategies to Prevent it Professor Vanita Sundaram, University of York 15:00 – 17:00 GMT – Wednesday 7th March Common Room, Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union, 6 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2QQ. Please book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sexual-violence-in-universities-and-strategies-to-prevent-it-tickets-42071676517 Key note speaker Professor Vanita Sudaram from the University of York will present on her research which has

Come Out For Trans Equality

Stonewall has launched it’s latest campaign Come Out For Trans Equality. SIGNAL proudly supports this campaign as it directly impacts the work we doing through the network & the Allies. Half of trans people (51 per cent) have hidden their identity at work for fear of discrimination More than a third of trans students (36 per cent)

Exploring LGBT spaces and communities: LGBT people’s perceptions and experiences of ‘gains’ and ‘losses’ in the UK

Exploring LGBT spaces and communities: LGBT people’s perceptions and experiences of ‘gains’ and ‘losses’ in the UK Eleanor Formby, Senior Research Fellow, Sheffield Institute of Education, Sheffield Hallam University In this talk I’ll draw on UK-wide research which explored understandings and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) ‘communities’ (a term frequently used in policy and practice

LGBT History Month Quiz

You can sign up teams of 5 & we are raising money for SAYiT. The Sheena Amos Youth Trust is an LGBT+ charity based in Sheffield. We will be asking for a £1 donation per team member. Refreshments will be provided. Please look out for the internal email to sign up. 

SIGNAL launches it’s LGBT History Month Programme

Please look out for the internal email to sign up to the quiz A Part of Sheffield History: Friends of Edward Carpenter – http://bit.do/FoEC Exploring LGBT spaces & communities – http://bit.do/LGBTspaces Fear, Outrage, Love & Hope: Protecting LGBT+ rights in Africa and the Middle East – http://bit.do/LGBTrights

Developing Future LGBT+ Leaders

SAYiT have organised a great free event for Sheffield Services. A one day workshop on Developing Future LGBT+ Leaders. For more information please read below & to sign up follow the link. http://sayouthtrust.org.uk/event/developing-future-lgbt-leaders/    February 26 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Leadership is about developing skills, knowledge and self-awareness; about feeling empowered to take action in one’s own life;

New site addition – RESOURCES section

ANNOUNCEMENT  We have now created a resources section on the SIGNAL site. This can be found under the Allies tab. This is an evolving page & will be updated as new resources are used. If you have any you would like to share please do email them to lgbt@shu.ac.uk and we will upload. https://blogs.shu.ac.uk/lgbtstaff/resources-2/