January

LGBTQIA+ History Month 2024

Dive into a month of empowerment and celebration at this year's LGBTQIA+ History Month events!

Join us for thought-provoking talks, engaging panel discussions, staff get-togethers and Students' Union events as we recognise and honour the contributions of our vibrant LGBTQIA+ staff and student body.

Together, let's create lasting connections and foster a culture of acceptance.

Online games with the LGBTQ+ Network

Mon 12 February 2024 (5.30pm)

Join the LGBTQ+ Network for an evening of online games, shenanigans, and chitchat. More details will be shared on the SU website.

LGBTQ+ Network Picnic

Mon 19 February 2024 (11am-1pm)
G13 / G14, Main House, Newton Park

Join members of Student Wellbeing Services and both the staff and student LGBTQ+ Networks for a picnic lunch! Build connections with your peers and members of staff, or find out more information about the support available to you.

Two adjoining rooms have been reserved for this event – MH.G13 (more commonly known as The Sitting Room) and MH.G14. Please bring your own packed lunch.

Trans and Non-Binary Student Group

Mon 19 February 2024 (2.30pm-3.30pm)
G13, Main House, Newton Park

A safe social space for any student who identifies as trans or non-binary. This event will take place in The Sitting Room (MH.G13).

Pride in Politics

Weds 21 February 2024 (6pm–7pm)
207, Locksbrook

This event has been postponed. Once the new timings have been confirmed, this page will be updated.

Carla Denyer, co-leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, will speak on political activism, being out as a political leader and the importance of representation.

More information about the event can be found here.

Drag Dash

Weds 21 February 2024 (8pm)
Students' Union, Newton Park

Play silly games, win silly prizes! Join us at the SU for an evening of fast-thinking mini-games, side-splitting challenges and deviously dextrous duels, with lots of little treats to be won!

Plus live performances and general nonsense from your drag host Remy Melee – Bath's resident sentient marshmallow.

Out in Sport Panel

Tues 27 February (6.30pm–8.30pm)
207, Locksbrook

Join us for an incredible evening as we bring together local sports teams and LGBTQIA+ organisations in Bristol and Bath for the "Breaking Barriers: Celebrating Diversity in Sports" panel.

Engage with our esteemed panellists, ask questions, and be inspired by the incredible stories that underscore the power of inclusivity in sports.

More information about the event can be found here.

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An Introduction to Gender Diversity, hosted by Laura Clarke

Weds 28 February (1pm–4pm)
107, Commons, Newton Park

An interactive workshop on gender and trans identities with the aim of helping staff to better support trans and non-binary students.

Perhaps you want to be able to say the right thing, and have the right conversations, but you’re scared of offending or messing up, or maybe you feel completely in the dark. If so, this workshop is for you.

More information about the event can be found here.

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Staff Social at Lane7

Fri 1 Mar 2024 (6pm)
Lane 7
, Bath, BA1 1EY

Join the Kaleidoscope Bath University LGBTQIA+ staff network for a fun-filled evening. With a range of activities on offer, Lane7 is a great spot to network and meet new people whilst having fun!

Please note: This event is for staff and postgraduate researchers only.

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