LGBT+ History Month

RUSU LGBT+ History Month campaign 2018-19
February 2019

The campaign

LGBT+ History Month will be running throughout February.

Key Aims

  • Celebrate LGBT+ History and milestones within the gay rights movement.
  • Provide spaces for discussion.
  • Increase the awareness of STI testing services amongst LGBT+ students.

Who is leading this Campaign?

Max, your LGBT+ Officer supported by your Diversity Officer, Nozomi Tolworthy 雷希望.

How to get involved?

Come along to our first event ‘Pride is Political’ and get involved in discussion on the politics of pride.


‘Pride is Political’ – workshop delivered by Rob Noon (NUS LGBT+ Open Place Officer)

NUS LGBT+ Officer (open place) Rob Noon will be leading a talk on the current political landscape of UK Pride events, providing an alternative vision for transforming Pride beyond a corporate party and into an accessible protest and political celebration. All welcome, turn up on the day or sign up here to guarantee you place.

Date: Thursday 7th February 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Venue: RUSU Boardroom

LGBT+ History Around the World

Pop by during lunchtime to learn more about LGBT+ history around the world and pick up a FREE goody bag to support LGBT+ History Month!

Date: Monday 11th - Friday 15th February 2019
Time: Lunchtime
Venue: RUSU lower foyer

Becoming a UoR LGBT+ Ally: Information and Recruitment Session

Come along to a UoR recruitment event for our new LGBT+ Allies Programme, hosted by the RUSU Diversity Officer and the Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, and led by LGBT+ staff, students and allies. All students and staff welcome.

Date: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Venue: G01, Building L22, London Road Campus