NUS Controversy

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As per usual, the media (ahem: the Tab), have greatly misrepresented something, and this time it’s something that involves us. I attended the NUS LGBT+ conference earlier this month, and there seems to be some confusion about one of the motions that was passed. The motion was concerning safe spaces, and representation for minority groups. […]

Psychology Department Toilets

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In a great meeting today, we found that the Durham University Psychology Department has converted two of its gendered toilets into gender non-specific toilets, in a drive to be more inclusive of all students of all gender identities. We would like to say a particularly huge thank you to Ali Cacace who is on a […]

NUS LGBT+ Conference 2016

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This week, Welfare Molly and President Jo went to represent all of you at the NUS LGBT+ Conference in Sheffield. It was an incredible event – 4 types of cake at every meal time, and even a pancake machine at breakfast! (Jo missed it because she is not a morning person and she will regret […]

Cat in a Box Campaign

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This week, the LGBT+ Association will be running a campaign based around raising awareness of the meanings of LGBTQ+ terminology and identities. Look out for posters in your college JCRs and online, and if you identify as something people don’t understand, feel free to send us your terms and definitions! (Quote from


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It’s that time of year again… It’s said that All Hallows’ Eve is one of the nights when the veil between the worlds is thin. ‘Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world. This hallowe’en, it’s time to get Shipwrecked. Tickets available at […]