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Pride 2021



For Pride2021 we have partnered up with Campus Pride to deliver a series of events all throughout Pride Month and beyond!

Events List


4th June - Asexuality and Aromanticism 101

2-3pm
A comprehensive introduction to asexuality and aromanticism, drawing from the most recent annual Ace Community Survey results to explore the demographics and experiences of members of the ace community.

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7th June - Trans Allyship in HE

12-1pm
Exploring what allyship with the trans community looks like in a higher education context. Suitable for those with and without prior engagement with trans inclusion, though a prior basic understanding of trans identities is advised.

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9th June - You've got Questions.... 

2-3pm
How does romantic attraction differ from sexual attraction? Do all non-binary people consider themselves trans? Why do we celebrate Pride Month in June? Our panellists are here to answer your questions about LGBT+ identities, experiences, and culture!

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14th June - 'What does an LGBTQ+ inclusive University look like?' (panel event)

2-3pm
What changes are necessary for LGBT+ students to feel safe and welcome on campus? How can the HE community support trans students through society's current trans moral panic? Join our panel of students and staff from universities across the UK to explore what LGBT+ inclusion looks like in higher education institutions.

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16th June - Live Workout with Matt Boyles of Fitter Confident You

3pm
Join Matt Boyles (and the rest of us!) of Fitter Confident You for a lively afternoon workout. Equally suitable for those who work out regularly and those who've never done a workout before!

17th June - Intersex 101

2-3pm
Offering an introduction to what it means to be intersex, the issues faced by intersex people, and how you can support and stand in solidarity with intersex people. This event is suitable for those without prior knowledge.

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18th June - Craig Law DJ Set

8-10pm
Tune in for a live DJ set with DJ Craig Law from Gaydio, the biggest LGBT+ radio station in the world! In the meantime check out check out DJ Craig Law on MixCloud.

Event

21st June - Tackling LGBTphobia: Be an active bystander

1-2pm
How can we best de-escalate a situation, change people's beliefs and attitudes, and support the victim(s)? How can we keep ourselves and others safe, whilst combatting violent or otherwise unacceptable behaviour?  This workshop aims to empower attendees with the knowledge, skills and confidence to intervene safely and effectively in response to unacceptable attitudes and behaviour.

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22nd June - Quiz Afternoon

4-5pm
Test your knowledge of LGBT+ figures, history, and terms with our quiz for a chance to win up to £25 in shopping vouchers each.  If you'd like to be matched with others, drop an email at hello@campuspride.co.uk

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23rd June - 'The Boys in the Band' Watch Party

6-8pm
(via Netflix Party, link will be sent via email on the day of the event) At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths. Starring a cast of exclusively openly-gay actors and the full roster of players from the play's 2018 Broadway revival. A parallel discussion will take place in the chat panel. Content note: This film portrays racist behaviour, and two instances of the N word. The host will warn for it in the chat as it approaches, so that anyone who wishes not to view those sections can do so.

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24th June - Trans-Inclusive Teaching Workshop

1-2pm
Exploring trans-inclusive teaching practices, this event offers practical guidance and case studies across the faculties. It is suitable for those without significant prior engagement with trans inclusion in higher education, though a prior basic understanding of trans inclusion in a general context advised.

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25th June - University - A Place For Me?

3-4pm
Exploring trans-inclusive teaching practices, this event offers practical guidance and case studies across the faculties. It is suitable for those without significant prior engagement with trans inclusion in higher education, though a prior basic understanding of trans inclusion in a general context advised.

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12th July - LGBT+ Campaigns Support drop-in

2-3pm
Campaigners from across the UK will be on hand to support your campaigns for LGBT+ equality!
Gender-neutral toilets? LGBT+ on-campus accommodation? Liberated curricula?
Whether you want to start a new campaign, or need support with an existing one, drop by and say hi! We also welcome anyone who'd like to share their skills and experience with others to join us.  The event will take place online at tlk.io/CampusPride


20th July - Gender Recognition in the UK

2-3pm
Join us to take a look at gender recognition in the UK - past, present, and future!
As a sneak preview, this talk will cover precedents set by Corbett vs Corbett and Goodwin & I v United Kingdom, the Gender Recognition Act, the Trans Inquiry Report by the Women and Equalities Committee, and Early Day Motion 660 for non-binary legal recognition.

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The Campus Pride team also have a range of challenges available which you may wish to take part in. 

Challenge List

The 2.6 Challenge

Join us in taking on, or supporting, the 2.6 Challenge for Albert Kennedy Trust.

You can:

  • Run, walk or cycle 2.6km
  • Repeat something 2600 times
  • Make 26 or 260 of something
  • ... or anything else that fits the theme!

More information is available here.

The Big Rainbow Bake-Off

Improved your baking skills under lockdown? Want the chance to win one of two £20 shopping vouchers? Share your best rainbow-themed baked goods with us!

To enter the competition send us a photo of your entry (with a copy of the recipe if possible), via Facebook or email. Shortlisted entries will be put to a public vote, and the top two entries will receive a £20 shopping voucher.

Write To Your Younger Self

If you could send a letter back in time, what would you want to share with your younger self? Perhaps you'd include a helpful hint to understanding an aspect of their identity or community, reassurance that things get better, or news of future wins like same-sex marriage and legal gender recognition?

To enter, send your letter to us via Facebook or email. Ten entries drawn at random will each receive a £10 shopping voucher.

 


Pride is Union-wide


You can also find out more about our Liberation Groups here, shop in local LGBT+ businesses like Category Is Bookshop, and support charities like LGBT Unity GlasgowTerrence Higgins Trust and LGBT Youth Scotland!