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BREAKING: Trans and Non-Binary Liberation Officer Robyn Woof resigns in protest of transphobia at university

Robyn Woof, Edinburgh University’s Student Association (EUSA) Trans and Non-Binary liberation officer, has resigned from her post following the appointment of Simon Fanshawe as the new rector of the University…

“Lack of transparency”: Senior leadership team report to themselves as LGBTQ+ group still not formed

A university group which was meant to address LGBTQ+ issues on campus has still not met or been created, The Student can reveal. The LGBT subcommittee, part of the university’s…

LGBTQ+ History Month in Sports: How the sporting world has championed the movement and how we can do so much more

The sporting world has always been one of the great unifiers within our world and has championed social issues multiple times throughout history, whether it be tackling racism or supporting…

The conservative weaponisation of the fight for trans rights

Moments like this are demonstrating a concerning culture of transphobia within the Conservative party, and the party seems to be weaponising current debates around trans identities, standing strong on anti-trans…

Reclaiming the past: telling the LGBTQ+ histories that have been kept from us

In July I went to an event as part of Porty Pride, where Ashley Douglas discussed her work and her part in researching the poetry and life of Marie Maitland;…

Christian the Hugging Lion

In 1969, Chelsea socialites John Rendall and Ace Bourke purchased a lion cub from Harrods and baptised him ‘Christian’. Over the next year, they took Christian to glamorous parties, out…

Fringe 2023: Vita and Virginia (Abridged)

Virginia Woolf met fellow author Vita Sackville-West in the upper-class Bloomsbury scene of the 1920s. What followed was an infatuation which would span two decades, and inspire one of Woolf’s…

Fringe 2023: The Real William Shakespeare… As Told by Christopher Marlowe

This production sums up every conspiracy theory podcast about Shakespeare in a comedic and insightful way and is arguably the only ‘hot take’ you should listen to. In short, the…