LGBTQ+ Resources and Information
Below are a number of useful resources, both internal and external to the University. This list can be updated so do get in touch if you would like to add anything.
- A leaflet for new LGBT+ staff produced by the Equality and Diversity Unit and the LGBT+ Advisory Group.
- Support for transgender staff and students as found on the Equality and Diversity webpage.
- Link to the SU's LGBTQ Campaign.
- A guide on how to be a good responsible bystander from the Equality and Diversity Unit.
- Resources in the Bodleian Libraries: colleagues in the Bodleian have been collating a collection of resources titled “Changing the narrative: championing inclusive collection development”. Here you can find a whole host of resources relating to different ED&I areas which are available to staff and students.
- Progress flag lanyards and pronoun badges: staff and students who want a new University of Oxford progress flag lanyard and/or pronoun badge should get in touch with the MPLS ED&I team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
- LGBT+ History Month Lectures: Previous lectures in the series can be found the Equality and Diversity Unit's webpages.
- A link to the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index.
There are also a number of different professional support networks available, including Harassment Advisors, Mental Health First Aid support, and the counselling service and Rainbow Peers for students.
MPLS and the University does not tolerate any form of harassment or victimisation. If you need support, get in touch with the Harassment Advisor Network by emailing email@example.com, or contact Daisy Hung or Justin Hutchence (MPLS Harassment Advisors).
More information about the Harassment Policy can be found here.
Mental Health First Aid support
Counselling (for students)
More information can be found on the central counselling service webpage.
The Peer Support Programme was developed in the early 1990s in recognition of the essential role students play in supporting and encouraging one another on a day-to-day basis throughout their time at university. Rainbow Peers are trained Peer Supporters who identify as LGBTQ+.