At Southampton Pride 2019, staff and students from the University and SUSU went along to join in, march, and stand in solidarity with the LGBT+ community.
In the last 50 years, LGBT+ rights have come a long way. In the UK, sexual activity between men was decriminalized in 1967, and in 2010, same-sex marriage was legalized. Although we still have a long way to go, today we all celebrated where we are now, and who we are. Student activism has been a fundamental part of this.
The LGBT+ Society and the University Staff Pulse Network marched together in the parade … Read the rest
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This Sunday 28 August sees the return of Southampton Pride, the city’s biggest celebration of LGBT+ equality.
Celebrations will commence on West Marlands Road (outside the Stage Door) from 11:00 on Sunday, with live music from midday. The party is set to continue through the evening at the official after party at The Edge & Box Bar.
The Community Parade will leave the Stage Door at 15:00, heading around Guildhall Square and down Above Bar Street to the Bargate.
As a Union, we are proud to have such a diverse student population and we are here to welcome, celebrate … Read the rest
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