LGBT History Month 2022

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LGBTQ+ History Month 2022 has the theme 'Politics in Art: the arc is long', and the University is hosting a number of events and resources to help celebrate the month (and provide all-year round support):

LGBT+ Role Models Workshop (10am: Monday, 14 February).  This event is open to any LGBT+ members of staff.  it will help define what a role model is, what it means to be a role model, and an ally within the community.  It is also a supportive space for all participants.  Book by emailing  


LGBT History Month Lecture (6pm: Wednesday, 23 February).  Professor Stephen Whittle (Manchester Metropolitan) will speak on '50 years of trans activism: a history of change for trans human rights in the UK'.  Link to book a place:


Gender, Sexuality and Power (6pm: Friday 17 February - Pitt Rivers Museum).  This is a chance to meet the team behind the museum's current exhibition 'Beyond the Binary' out-of-hours, with pop-up activities and stalls, music, lights and refreshments.  Visit this following link to find out more and book a place: Gender, Sexuality, Power | Pitt Rivers Museum (


Some useful resources within the University are:

Leaflet for LGBT+ staff

LGBT+ Staff Network

LGBT+ Allies Network

LGBTQ+ campaign

LGBTQ+ Society

Queer Studies Network