Please note: The LGBTQUIA+ Taskforce may also be referred to informally as the Rainbow Taskforce
Warwick staff Chairs (one Academic and one Professional Services)
Staff Grade 1a - 5 Representative
Staff CCSG Representative
Warwick Students' Union LGBTQUA+ Officer
Warwick Students' Union Trans Officer
President of Warwick Pride
Representative from ED&I
Representative from Warwick LGBTQUA+ Staff Network
Representative from Post Grad LGBTQUA+ communities
Representative from Warwick Students' Union
1. To advise the Social Inclusion Committee and make recommendations on steps and initiatives to be taken by the University on LGBTQUIA+ matters.
2. To engage and consult a diverse range of people within the LGBTQUIA+ community and their supporters.
3. To raise awareness for the issues faced by the LGBTQUIA+ community at Warwick.
4. To advocate for the welfare of the LGBTQUIA+ community and their supporters within the University community.
5. To represent the needs of the LGBTQUIA+ community at Warwick, and hold the University to account on relevant issues.
6. To bring about positive change for the LGBTQUIA+ community and their supporters at the University.
7. To seek sources of funding for LGBTQUIA+ welfare and campaigning efforts.
8. To approach the above aims with a view to intersectionality.
The LGBTQUIA+ Taskforce reports to the Social Inclusion Committee.
Secretary: Lorraine Martin
If you have any items that you would like to be raised at a LGBTQUIA+ Taskforce meeting, or are working on an initiative that might support the goals of the Taskforce, please complete this short contact form. By completing this form you can remain anonymous or provide your contact details if you wish to discuss this further with the Chairs.
You can also contact the Chairs directly on Rainbow.Taskforce@warwick.ac.uk.
Any staff or student may put forward points of discussion for future LGBTQUIA+ Taskforce meetings.
Agenda items for discussion and invitations to attend meetings will be granted by the Co-Chairs of the Taskforce.
Code of Conduct of Taskforce Meetings
Everybody attending and contributing to a LGBTQUIA+ Taskforce meeting will respect and behave as set out in the Dignity at Warwick Policy and conform to the University of Warwick RegulationsLink opens in a new window (in particular Regulation 29Link opens in a new window); bullying, harassment, racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, biphobia, acephobia, transphobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, and similar forms of behaviour will not be tolerated.
In addition, all attendees must respect the confidentiality of others’ identities (sexual or romantic orientation, gender or trans identity), which includes not disclosing said identities to others without the individual's express permission. This includes ‘indirectly’ outing people through social networks via photos, statuses, etc.