The University of Kent's LGBTQ+ Staff Network Co-Chairs encourage people from all backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities to get involved and also welcomes any ideas, feedback and advice you might have to advance and grow the Network.
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The LGBT+ Staff Network have a Microsoft Teams channel which you can join by using the code skd6691.

Terms of Reference

  • Promote positive attitudes towards LGBTQ+ people and raise the profile of LGBTQ+ equality across the university; 
  • Promote recognition and awareness of discrimination facing LGBTQ+ staff and identify ways to address any inequalities; 
  • Ensure issues of sexual orientation and gender identity are integrated into the operation of equality and diversity at the University of Kent; 
  • Consider the impact of legislation on University of Kent Policies, procedures and practices as they relate to issues of sexual orientation and gender identity; 
  • Identify any employment issues, policies, or practices that adversely affect lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBTQ+) staff; 
  • Liaise with other HEIs as necessary with a view to sharing resources and/or ideas regarding issues of sexual orientation and gender identity; 
  • Report on progress to the relevant University of Kent committees and groups, as necessary; 
  • Act in an advisory role to the University of Kent on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.



There are a number of activites taken place throughout the year and more details can be found on the LGBTQ+ Network Blog.

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