The University of Leeds’ LGBTQ+ Staff Network and University College Union (UCU) have written a joint letter to the VC Simone Buitendijk calling for an end to what they call the “hostile environment” on campus for transgender staff and students
Last month, several human rights groups and LGBTQ+ organisations sent a letter to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan, calling for the introduction of new legislation that prohibits discrimination on the grounds of gender identity […]
At what point to victim narratives become counterproductive? Isabel Ralphs reports.
Tharushi Wijesiri and Morwenna Davies report on changes to the questionnaire process, and how this means more gay and bisexual men will be able to give blood.
It’s hard to contemplate the fact that in the 21st century, teenagers are creating blatantly racist TikTok videos in which they make derogatory jokes like how all black people have absent fathers, only eat watermelons […]
Recent Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) figures show fewer than 1% of UK university professors are Black. Despite an increase in universities employing both academic and non-academic staff to record levels, generally growth in employing […]
What misconceptions do men have about feminism? And, more importantly, how has this put them off joining the fight for gender equality?
As weird as it might sound with all the fuss around Brexit, the UK is one of the world leaders when it comes to embracing racial diversity in the country. Tolerance and equality are topics […]
What comes to mind when you think of a feminist? For those with a positive view, you probably imagine a person who strives for equality of all people, regardless of gender, race or religion, with no image of a specific person popping to mind.
Just two weeks ago it was that wonderful time of the year again. No, not Christmas, but an occasion at least as merry: The grand finals of Leeds Varsity. The streets of Leeds coloured green […]
In The Middle had the pleasure of chatting with Ranyue Zhang, the founder of Equaliser: the DJ party collective which promotes non-cis male DJs and diversifying the decks. On a crisp October day, I had […]
The gender pay gap disparity has long been an issue for organisations across all industries. Thanks to recent Gender Pay Gap Information legislation, all employers in Great Britain with an excess of 250 members of […]