Notable Days

  • Tea for Transgender Day of Remembrance - 17 November 2022

    On Thursday 17 November we will be holding a Tea for TDOR (Trans Day of Remembrance) get together on campus. The event will be held 11.30-12.15 in Wessex House 3.36 and is for Kaleidoscope members to come together and show support for our trans colleagues during...

  • Asexuality Awareness Week: Jessica's Story

    Committee member Jess blogs for Asexuality Awareness Week: Telling people I’m asexual is a bit like telling them I don’t like chocolate. “What?” They’ll say with disbelief, sometimes with an awkward little laugh. “Everyone likes chocolate. It’s lush. How can...

  • Bi Visibility Day - 23 September

    Judith from the Kaleidoscope committee has kindly shared her story to celebrate Bi Visibility Day. Read her blog below. I am bisexual. But don’t tell anybody. I have found that the most difficult person to tell was myself. My closest...

  • International Non-binary People’s Day - 14 July

    International Non-binary People’s Day is observed each year on 14 July and is aimed at celebrating non-binary people, and raising awareness of the issues faced by non-binary people, globally. The day was first celebrated in 2012, and the date was...

  • International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

    Pascal Loizeau from DDaT has provided a quick blog for Kaleidoscope to share.... Yesterday (17 May) was the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia and this year’s theme is “Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights”. The day is marked...

  • Trans Awareness Week

    Trans Awareness Week, 13-19 November, aims to raise visibility and address the issues that the community faces. Trans people face huge barriers in jobs, housing, and healthcare. Trans people are at increased risk of violence, and it is difficult not...

  • International Pronouns Day

    October 20th is International Pronouns Day which seeks to normalise respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns. Specifically, this day is referring to the pronouns that a person wants to be referred to by in the singular third person. For...