Network News

Network Meeting News!

Details for the next meeting are as follows:

Date: Wednesday 26th September.

Time: 12pm-2pm – please feel free to come along to some of the meeting if you cannot stay for all.

Venue Canterbury: Keynes KS16.

Venue Medway: Medway Building M1-16 (via video link).


Canterbury network members will be provided with a buffet lunch in KS16.

Medway network members (due to smaller numbers) will be able to order lunch to the value of £5 from No1 Bistro (L&OD/EDI tab arranged by Kitty Fairweather will be in place for this) which you can bring with you to the meeting.

Other meeting dates for the year are as follows:

Network 2018/19 Meeting Dates

  • Thursday 26th September 2018, 12:00-14:00
  • Tuesday 15th January 2019, 12:00-14:00
  • Thursday 16th May 2019, IDAHOT Day
  • Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 12:00-14:00 (AGM)

Blog Updates

September 2018 Blog Updates…

Please see the Network Lunches Page under the Events tab for the Autumn Term 2018 Network Lunch dates.

Please see the Events Page for the 2018/2019 Network meeting dates.


Please see the Latest News page for a report on Canterbury Pride which was held on 9 June 2018.

Please see the Researching the Rainbow 2018 page for a recent update, including photographs and videos.  This can be found under Events and LGBT History Month 2018.

Network AGM News!

The Network AGM, planned for Wednesday 4th July, will now be rescheduled to Wednesday 18th July, 12pm-2pm. This will be chaired from the Canterbury campus, room location to be confirmed and more details to follow. 

For those members based at the Medway campus, as this is out of term time could you please let us know whether you will be on campus/likely to attend at Medway on the 18th so that we know whether to set up the video link to Medway.


IDAHOTB – International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Thursday 17 May is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, a worldwide celebration of sexual and gender diversities.

Please join us today at our exhibition launch (see below) or join in one of the other events listed on the blog page, link below:


Invitation to Exhibition Launch – ‘Out and Proud’

You are cordially invited to the launch of Out and Proud – an exhibition of LGBT+ role models and allies at the University of Kent.

Thursday 17 May at 4pm – Templeman Library Block A 1 08 – Refreshments will be served.

Please let us know if you are planning to attend:

 Out and Proud


Exhibition – ‘Out and Proud’

An exhibition of LGBT+ role models and allies at the University of Kent

17 May – 6 July 2018 

Curators:  Christin Hoene and Jan Moriarty for the LGBT+ Staff Network, Joanna Baines and Elspeth Millar (Special Collections & Archives) for Templeman Library

Design:  Leanne Taylor

“And to those who are living out and proud.  You are a beacon for others to find their way home.” – Julie Anne Peters

The University of Kent is proud of its diverse student, staff and alumni community.  ‘Out and Proud’ aims to showcase some of our LGBT+ champions, role models, and allies to highlight the amazing people on our campuses who share their stories to inspire others.  This exhibition also features books from the Templeman Library on and by LGBT+ role models throughout the ages.

Role models challenge stereotypes, provide guidance and advice, and they are examples to all about overcoming prejudice and discrimination and about being proud of who you are.

This exhibition is designed to share experiences, good and bad, and to be a reminder that we are all citizens of this beautifully diverse world.

The Gallery, A Block Floor 1
Templeman Library
University of Kent
01227 823127

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