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Trans Day of Remembrance vigil held in Bristo Square 

CW: trans and non-binary discrimination, murder, suicide Friday the 19th of November marked Transgender Day of Remembrance when the lives of those lost to transphobic discrimination and violence were honoured.  The University of Edinburgh’s Trans and Non-Binary Campaign along with other University-based queer groups joined together to host a vigil in Bristo Square to remember […]

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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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Get to know your Women’s Students Liberation Officer 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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The evolution of revolution: reflecting on the women’s liberation movement

Liberation, the lady said. Rubbish we thought. Then we thought some more. Then we talked some more. Then we came together. That was it. Spare Rib is the result.” So begins the first edition of Spare Rib published in 1972, the magazine designed “to take on the culture of the whole western world,” as one of its […]

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Debate: is now the time for a Men’s Liberation Officer?

Content Warning: Mentions suicide For: a positive step for all By Beltrán Field and Miranda Garralda Wong Men, in particular, are expected to behave in certain ways that involve shows of strength and masculinity, an archetype which is not compatible with strong emotions that reveal any weaknesses or worries. In a world where many young […]