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Join our LGBTQ+ History Month events

February is LGBTQ+ History Month, a time to celebrate and remember the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.


Join the celebration of LGBTQ+ history month

Join the celebration of LGBTQ+ history month by taking part in our in person and virtual events.

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Check out your sexual health status

National STiQ Day is taking place on 14 January and was first launched to get people thinking more about their sexual health and to encourage regular sexual health checks. Taking place on the 14 January this is a reminder of the fact that many STIs take two weeks to become symptomatic – which means that anyone who caught an STI at New Year is likely to start feeling the effects this weekend.

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World Mental Health Day 10 October 2022

As part of World Mental Health Day on 10 October, we want to highlight the resources and services here to support your wellbeing all year round. Whatever your situation, there is always help that can be given.

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Brighton Pride needs you: a call for volunteers

June marks international Pride month, where members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies worldwide celebrate their identities, recognise the influence LGBTQ+ people have had and continue to have, and reflect on the struggle for equality.

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LGBTQ+ History Month: Student nurse initiates badge pronouns

From February 2022, School of Sport and Health Sciences’ students who have a health and social care placement will have their identifiable pronouns added to their name badges.

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LGBTQ+ History Month: Apply for a mentor!

“Your mentor will believe in you on the days when it can be hard to do that for yourself.” Apply for the LGBTQ+ Uni-Amex mentoring programme this LGBTQ+ History month

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LGBTQ+ History Month 2022 – Programme of events

We’ve put together a number of great events to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month open to both students and staff.