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LGBTQUA+ Initiatives


Rainbow Taskforce

The Rainbow Taskforce is an advisory body which makes recommendations to the Social Inclusion Committee on LGBTQUA+ equality matters. You can contact Chairs on Rainbow dot Taskforce at warwick dot ac dot uk or use this contact form to raise issues for discussion at Taskforce meetings.


LGBTQUA+ History Month

LGBTQUA+ History Month is observed throughout February, it is an annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans history, and the history of the LGBTQUA+ rights and related civil rights movements.


LGBTQUA+ Inclusion - Getting Started

The resources on this page will enable you to get started, have the courage to start conversations and ensure an open mindset to listen to people's experiences.

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Trans Web Portal

A hub of resources and guidance for staff and students for everything you need to know about being trans at Warwick, including locations of gender neutral facilities on campus, how to change your name and gender marker on University records, and where to find support.

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Rainbow Allies

Have you seen any rainbow lanyards around campus? Then chances are you've met one of the growing number of LGBTQUA+ Allies, who have committed to promote an open and inclusive environment for all staff and students.


In Conversation With ... Series

This is an opportunity to share our stories, reflect on our personal journeys and lived experiences, talk about what is good at Warwick from an LGBTQUA+ perspective, what is improving, and where we feel more still needs to be done.

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Gender Neutrality

Gender Neutral Facilities

You can find a full list of existing gender-neutral facilities on campus here.

Gender-neutral language

Read more about our approach to use of gender neutral language here .

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Pronouns: Let's Get It Right

When someone is referred to with a pronoun (e.g. he/she/they) that doesn’t align with their gender identity, it can make them feel alienated. Getting pronouns right is a basic way to respect a person’s gender identity. To help build your knowledge, we've listed six ideas for getting pronouns right.


LGBTQUA+ Events Group

Formed in 2019 to coordinate our programme of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the LGBTQUA+ Events Group now leads on the coordination of LGBTQUA+ awareness events at Warwick.


HIV Guidelines

The University is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and students to protect and promote the health and wellbeing, enabling everyone to be their absolute self during work and study. We aim to provide a fair and supportive working environment that is free from discrimination and prejudice for employees living with HIV. The University accepts that it has a role and responsibility to raise awareness, provide information and advice on HIV or AIDS.

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LGBTQUA+ Role Models

This guide tells the stories of a small group of LGBTQUA+ people made up of students, staff, and alumni who have chosen to share their experiences of Warwick with you. Everyone deserves to feel safe and supported in their work and studies, and this guide aims to demonstrate that you most certainly can at the University of Warwick.

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WIHEA - Trans & Queer Pedagogies Learning Circle

The Trans & Queer Pedagogy Learning Circle focuses on gender-diverse and trans-inclusive teaching and queer pedagogy in particular. The group is open to all members of staff and students at Warwick. Members engage in discussion, explore existing literature and practice, and share teaching and learning practices, as well as exploring the trans student learning experience.

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