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February 2018

LGBT History Month Quiz

February 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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.

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A Part of Sheffield History: Friends Of Edward Carpenter (FoEC) Insight

February 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

A Part of Sheffield History: Friends Of Edward Carpenter (FoEC) Insight Steve Slack SAYiT CEO & Chair of FoEC Edward Carpenter (1844 -1929) formed a strong bond with the people of Sheffield, living openly as a gay man in Millthorpe, his writings and example laid the foundation for the gay liberation movement of the 20TH century. Attend this talk by Steve Slack CEO of SAYiT & Chair of the FoEC group to understand more about this incredible man & the…

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

February 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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 arenas), and which examined the implications for LGBT wellbeing. The study brought together existing research literature with insights from 627 survey respondents and 44 participants…

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Fear, Outrage, Love & Hope: Protecting LGBT+ rights in Africa & Middle East

February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Fear, Outrage, Love & Hope: Protecting LGBT+ rights in Africa & the Middle East Dr Rebecca Wright, Senior Lecturer in Human Rights at SHU, International Human Rights Lawyer Want to know more about the reality of protecting LGBT+ rights across Africa and the Middle East? Want to hear first-hand accounts of the discrimination faced by LGBT+ people, including the people she's met and the legal battles fought? Dr. Rebecca Wright has worked for a number of years in Cairo for an…

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