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Who are your LGBT and Trans/Nonbinary Students’ Officers candidates?

This year’s student elections have kicked off and many have been wondering who to vote for. Often, most of the attention is given to the EUSA President and VP races; however, equally important are the Liberation Officers who will be in charge of looking after the wellbeing of our more vulnerable student populations. In this […]

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LGBT+ Lifestyle

No place like home? The hidden LGBTQ+ housing struggle

Finding a place to live in Edinburgh is hard. Acquiring a safe and secure living space is akin to running a race in a housing market so competitive and brutal. The difficulty of this is, however, increased for those who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. This claim might raise an eyebrow or two: surely […]

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Riots, rights and resplendence: a look at LGBTQ+ around the world

Studying in Scotland, it is tempting and somewhat natural to believe that acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community is universally on the rise; that soon we’ll live in a world where it won’t matter whose hand you hold as you walk down the street. And whilst many nations have taken great strides towards equality, we still […]

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Elections 2019 LGBT+ Liberation Officers

LGBT+ Liberation Candidate: Sam Teale

The Student contacted LGBT+ Liberation candidate Sam regarding their campaign and manifesto. To read Sam’s manifesto, click here.   What motivated you to run for this position? I’ve started many projects in my time at university. Some of them have been part of the work PrideSoc are doing, like supporting the Staff Pride Network with […]

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Elections 2019 LGBT+ Liberation Officers

LGBT+ Liberation candidate: Rosie Taylor

The Student contacted LGBT+ Liberation candidate Rosie regarding her campaign and manifesto. To read Rosie’s manifesto, click here   What motivated you to run for this position? Coming to Edinburgh was such a turning point in accepting my own identity and strength. During my first year, I really struggled with feeling so isolated and not […]