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LGBT History Month

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LGBT-Staff-Network-Banner1The University of Sheffield’s LGBT staff network have been very busy organising events that will take place during LGBT History Month 2014. Since we have only just entered February you haven’t missed anything yet; see below for what they have got planned…

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) History Month takes place every year in February. It celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. Main

Fresh from securing a Top 100 place in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index and picking up a Best Practice in Community Engagement award, the University of Sheffield is marking LGBT History Month 2014 with a series of events open to all staff, students and guests:

Wednesday 5th / Monday 10th – Stephen Fry’s ‘Out There’ documentary screening – http://goo.gl/V0fKS8

Tuesday 11th – Bette Bourne: ‘It Goes With the Shoes’ documentary screening – http://goo.gl/P2XiuB

Wednesday 19th – Hidden Perspectives – LGBT & Faith discussion series – http://goo.gl/rRVJ5f

Thursday 20th – LGBT Staff Network Presentation – ‘What’s the Point of a Staff Network?’ – http://goo.gl/ENk3ki

Thursday 27th – LGBT Staff Network Lunch – http://goo.gl/nD94bZ

There are also a number of LGBT-focussed events taking place in Sheffield:

3rd – 28th – Friends of Edward Carpenter exhibition / info stall – http://goo.gl/IgzMuh

15th – Sheffield Out of Office February event – Wine Tasting – http://goo.gl/FnXceG

21st – Climax Traffic Light Party – http://goo.gl/J6Tizo & http://goo.gl/3tR28T


Other events will undoubtedly pop up – keep an eye on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TUoSLGBTStaff) and Twitter (@TUoSLGBT) for up to the moment updates.

For more on LGBT History Month, see http://lgbthistorymonth.org.uk/ – there’s a host of background information, history, events taking place across the country and more.

For more on our University activities, see http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/hr/equality/networks/lgbtnetwork


Author: Hidden Perspectives

A research project within the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies (SIIBS) at The University of Sheffield.

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