FriYAY

, February 14, 2019

Hey you! Missed me? Well it’s been a month and we are at my favourite month of the year- LGBTQ+ History Month! This gives me the amazing reason (and excuse) to dedicate this month’s blogpost to this wonderful topic. I’m going to use this platform to introduce you to one of the sides of the […]


A spotlight on LGBTQ+ Mental Health

, February 12, 2019

For the second week of LGBTQ+ History Month, we’re putting a spotlight on mental health and wellbeing. LGBTQ+ communities have a complex history with mental health and social stigma, with many significant LGBTQ+ people of the past famously struggling with mental illness. Alan Turing and Virginia Woolf both died by suicide; Oscar Wilde suffered from […]


LGBTQ+ History Month

, February 4, 2019

Hey everyone! It’s LGBTQ+ History month! We’re so excited to be putting on various events throughout the month. Keep your eyes peeled for the Pink posters on your campus which give you more details about upcoming events.   This year the theme nationally is around Peace. Reconciliation and Activism. It’s important that we remember our […]


#WednesdayWins

, October 3, 2018

So this year we’re launching the Bi-Weekly Wednesday wins! We think it is your right to know about what we’re doing with our time, So thanks for choosing to read my Wednesday Wins.   It’s been a hectic time here in the Students’ Union! Freshers! You were amazing! I don’t know about you but I’m […]


IDAHOTB 2018

, May 17, 2018

May 17th marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia and is the world’s single most important  day in the LGBTI calendar. Created in 2004 to get the attention of policy makers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the alarming violence and discrimination experienced by Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex […]


LGBT+ History Month

, February 1, 2018

Today marks the beginning of LGBT+ History Month. The first LGBT History Month in the US in October 1994. LGBT History Month UK was initiated by Schools OUT, who have been fighting for LGBT+ equality in education for 32 years, in February 2005. Both were based on the creation of the highly successful Black History […]


WE’RE GOING TO PRIDE!

, May 26, 2017

This year UCASU along with the hard work of UCA students started four liberation groups on each campus. Students have stepped up to organise events like the Farnham BAME debates and run campaigns like the disabled students’ disability awareness badges, which you might have spotted around campus. LGBTQ+ students on all four campuses set up […]


COMING OUT TO FAMILY #IDAHOBIT

, May 17, 2017

http://dayagainsthomophobia.org/idahot-2017-poster-series/

By Riley Clowes (Vice-President Kent-elect) IDAHOBIT is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia. The theme of this year’s IDAHOBIT is ‘families’.  The great RuPaul once said ” We as gay people, get to choose our families” and she truly was spot on. As an activist for the LGBTQ+ community I have seen many […]


AGENDERS ASSEMBLE

, May 15, 2017

By Katy Garnham   Agender: Gender neutral, without gender, genderless. Being agender is a struggle at times, as many people are not aware that agender people exist. I came out when I was very little – around 6 or 7 – though I wasn’t aware of it at the time. The conversation went something like […]

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