Hey everyone! It’s a shiny new term and that can only mean one thing….I’m already too behind work to write a good blog. So here’s an average (but contemporarily self-aware) blog. The big thing happening this term is LGBT history month. It’s February! Which is the next month from the month we’re in now! We’ll […]
HEY! Sorry there hasn’t been a blog for a long time, finalist life has made me both busy and frowny. I don’t have that long to write this, but hopefully it will be ok. The first thing, and maybe even the most important thing (ever) is who is this Matt Collins? Well he is literally […]
Now is one of those unusual times in which I am wearing my glasses while I write the blog, this means I can actually see what I’m writing. I don’t know what effect this will have on the quality of the blog, but I’m sure there will be one. Apologies for not having written a […]
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 […]
Sometimes there are days when I absolutely love my role as Media and Publicity exec. Yesterday was one of those days. Yesterday was “Party for the Parade”, an event hosted by Loveshack who where working with Durham Pride. I attended (as a VIP, very Kardashian of me if I may say so) and just took […]
The LGBTa will be having weekly Rainbow Night socials, kindly hosted by Cuth’s Bar (12 South Bailey), running from 8pm before we head to Osbourne’s bar. Non-alcoholic drinks available as well as cocktails and all your favourites. This is an all-inclusive event so allies are welcome – bring your friends! The main bar will be […]
The experience of coming out is different for everybody. Sometimes it’s wonderful, and sometimes it’s upsetting, but it is invariably a scary thing to do. On this #NationalComingOutDay we want to share our love and support for all of you; those who have come out, those who will come out, and those who have decided […]
Here’s the termcard for anyone who didn’t get it at the freshers’ fair! Come and see us for a meet-and-greet in The Library Bar on the bailey at 8:30pm before we head to Osbournes Durham! There will be snacks!
Your president, Jo, is working with the lovely Student Officers at the Durham Student Union to roll out Active Bystander Intervention training to over 500 freshers’ reps over the last two days! We will be running this training in sessions with the LGBTa – if you’re interested in getting involved with the Durham Sexual Violence […]
Our new publicity and media officer Steven Williams has been writing a blog detailing the activities of the LGBTa and various other LGBTa related news in Durham. Here’s a link to the most recent post; https://durhamlgbta.wordpress.com/2015/08/26/lgbta-blog-the-one-with-educate-celebrate-a-bathroom/.