Research Insight: The experiences of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual staff in UK higher education

Dear all, Please find a new Research Insight which are short summary reports of recent research undertaken by ECU’s research team. In ECU’s first Research Insight, Dr Kevin Guyan uses qualitative data from staff who disclosed as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) in the 2016 version of the Athena Survey of Science, Engineering and Technology (ASSET) to examine LGB staff experiences in […]

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What a forgotten gay activist tells us about LGBTQ life in 19th century Sheffield

Sheffield Hallam University have published a great article on Edward Carpenter. Please use the link below to read & share. External link https://www.shu.ac.uk/learn-more/edward-carpenter Twitter link below. Join us to support LGBT History Month which celebrates the history and achievements of LGBT campaigners. We take a look back at the efforts of Sheffield-based activist Edward Carpenter. https://t.co/xgh2FrzIMa#LGBTHM18 pic.twitter.com/SNl1zH5jWM — Sheffield Hallam University […]

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LGBT HM IN SHEFFIELD

Sheffield City Council have included events across the city in their latest Equality Hub newsletter including our very own University. Find out more about the 100+ events in the latest exposed magazine. February is LGBT+ History Month The overall aim of LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans +) History Month is to promote equality and diversity for the benefit of […]

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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 focused on sexual harassment and […]

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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) in higher education have experienced […]

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

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 […]

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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 arenas), and which examined the […]

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