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LGBT+ History Month: Gender pronouns – a trans ally's perspective

Posted Friday 26 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: Gender pronouns – a trans ally's perspective

As part of LGBT+ History Month, students, staff, and alumni of Kingston University have been providing personal stories, views, and creative expressions. Development Manager in the University's Development, Alumni, Relations and Engagement (DARE) team Leonie Evans gives her account of being related to a transgender man, how this affected their lives, and what can be done to increase awareness of life as a trans person and the issues they face.

I am a trans ally. This is a subject which hits close to home for me, as a very close member of my family, W, is a transgender man. W and I are close, and I have watched him struggle through the realisation of him being trans, his transition, to now fully living as who he is....


LGBT+ History Month: A letter from Emily*

Posted Thursday 25 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: A letter from Emily*

As part of LGBT+ History Month, students, staff and alumni of Kingston University have been providing personal stories, views, and creative expressions. Trans member of staff Emily* shares her account of identifying as a female since being a child, after being born male, and how this has impacted her life.


LGBT+ History Month: It's not a sin, but it's still a crime

Posted Monday 22 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: It's not a sin, but it's still a crime

Dr Max Morris is a lecturer in criminology at Kingston University. For LGBT+ History Month, Dr Morris reflects on media representations of and research about HIV. They gave a guest talk for students and staff hosted by the Union of Kingston Students.

Although other HIV positive people have critiqued associations between sex and death, guilt and blame in It's A Sin, I want to provide a partial defence of the screenwriter's intentions. In an interview with the Writers' Guild of Great Britain, Russell T Davies said: "There are characters in it, who are HIV positive, and who carry on having sex. That was the thing that I was determined to write because, frankly, I've seen ten million dramas in which that's the villain. And I don't think that's villainy."...


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