Thursday
25th April
INvolve
Amplifying Voices: The + in LGBT+
Description

The Amplifying Voices Series aims to raise awareness of role models and amplify the voices of people from diverse backgrounds, whose unique experiences and challenges may not usually have a prominent role in shaping the dialogue around ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.

About this event:

When thinking about the term LGBT+, we often overlook the ‘+’ and focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans identities.

During this session, we will be exploring the multitude of identities that fall under the ‘+’ bracket which are sometimes completely erased, and often misunderstood. Our  panel will delve into identities that aren’t as widely recognised when referring to the LGBT+ community, and will look at dispelling the myths surrounding the ‘+’ within LGBT+.

 

Key themes

·         Dissecting what identities fall into the ‘+’ in the LGBT+ community

·         Addressing the myths and incorrect assumptions about some identities that fall into the ‘+’.

·         How can the work place and networks be inclusive to all identities?

·         How can we give a voice to the often silenced ‘+’ when the L,G,B,T tend to shout louder?

·         Is the + dismissive or encouraging erasure? Is there a better symbol?

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