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Brighton & Sussex Medical School

LGBTQ+ work

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LGBTQ+ work

Statement and objectives 

The BSMS LGBTQ+ subgroup consists of academic and professional services staff members and all students and staff are welcome to join. The group meet regularly to share resources and ideas to promote awareness and understanding of LGBTQ+ issues across the school. 

Objectives include:

  • To create an LGBTQ+ inclusive environment for all students and staff 
  • Promote and campaign around LGBTQ+ issues across the school
  • Organise events and training workshops for staff and students about LGBTQ+ awareness

 

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Resources

LGBTQ+ History Month 2021 - staff recommended reading:

    • Julia Serano, Whipping Girl
    • Chinelo Okparanta, Under the Udala Trees 
    • Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty 
    • Jeanette Winterson, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
    • Meg-John Barker and Jules Scheele, Gender, A Graphic Guide
    • Virgina Woolf, Orlando