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Your Officer; Kyle Crompton

I'm Kyle Crompton, your LGBTQ+ Officer for 19/20.

The LGBTQ+ Student Community is a space to share your ideas, opinions and concerns about being an LGBTQ+ Student at Coventry University.

We organise events and campaigns, suggest policy, and do what we can to make Coventry University a better space for you.

The Community isn't just for LGBTQ+ Students, you can also join as an ally and it's entirely up to you how involved you want be. If you're passionate about making Coventry University a more inclusive space sign up to our updates to include LGBTQ+ Students content in your personalised news and emails.

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Active Campaigns 20/21

Pronouns & Inclusive Language

  • Raise awareness and knowledge of pronoun usage across the University Group.
  • Train staff and students on LGBTQIA+ inclusion.
  • Promote healthy discussions around pronoun use
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LGBT+ History Month

  • To celebrate history, culture and experiences of our LGBT+ students and wider community.
  • To promote tolerance and raise awareness of the prejudices faced by LGBTQ+ people.
  • To increase and promote educational events and resources
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LGBTQ+ Students News & Policy

Census 2021: Be Proud To Be Counted

You might have seen information recently about the England and Wales Census, taking place on 21st March 2021. The information you give in the census makes sure your student community gets the services it needs like bus links, bike lanes and training. This year, the census will ask voluntary questions about gender identity and sexual orientation for the first time. Find out why we're encouraging our LGBTQ+ community to respond to the census and be #ProudToBeCounted.

Meet your next VP Welfare & Inclusion...

...all eight of them! How will they ensure all students are supported whatever their background? What can be done for student parents? And just why should they get your vote?

Top Gear sprays LGBT pride flag on cars used in Brunei filming

Motoring show makes gesture after hearing of country’s threat to punish gay sex with death by stoning

Ecuador legalises same-sex marriage

Ecuador’s highest court legalised same-sex marriage on Wednesday (June 12), ruling in favour of two gay couples who petitioned for the right to wed.

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

Come out for LGBT+ rights and sign the pledge ...

Talk it Like a Man | LGBT+ History Month Special, Pt 2 | Destigmatizing and a little bit of therapy

Join students Hristo Kirov, Josh McFadden and special guest Donato Napoletano as they talk about men's mental health issues, and Donato's experience of coming out to friends and family, as well as LGBT+ inclusion on campus (Sam is away again this week on some well earned holiday!)

Transgender Student Receives Recognition...

A transgender student has received a top award from Prince Charles after opening up about mental health struggles after transitioning.

 
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