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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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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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We must stand up for LGBT+ rights in Northern Ireland

It has been over a year since legislation was introduced in Scotland to allow same-sex couples to marry. In England and Wales it has been nearly two. In Northern Ireland last week, legislation to allow same-sex marriage failed. For the fourth time. For the fourth time, the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party) presented a ‘petition of […]

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Stonewall apology for failing trans community insufficient

Nate, a trans student, writes about Stonewall’s new trans equality campaign. Since its inception, Stonewall – ­the largest lesbian, gay and bisexual equality organization in Europe – has effectively ‘stonewalled’ the trans community. A trans person is someone whose gender is different to the gender they were assigned at birth. Many trans people assert that […]