Equality and Diversity

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Staff

Purpose of the group:
  • To provide support to existing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff.
  • To influence the improvement of equality action in employment and development opportunities for all staff at the University of Bath.
  • To act as a forum for LGBT staff at the University for the exchange of information and ideas.
The group aims to:
  • provide a support network for members of the group as well as other lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff
  • increase understanding of the importance and benefits of valuing diversity
  • advise and influence management within the University in the development, assessment and implementation of policies relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff
  • work with the University community towards ensuring equalities and diversity policies are mainstreamed
  • strive with all staff within the University to turn equalities policies into action
  • where appropriate link with other LGBT groups locally and nationally.

In furtherance of these aims the group will administer a budget to support its activities.

The group will:
  • be open to new ideas and keep all personal matters within the group confidential
  • seek to influence in a clear and effective manner
  • represent a group of people whose particular life experiences may not have been recognised or understood by mainstream society
  • celebrate differences
  • organise regular network meetings open to all LGBT members of the University community
  • organise an annual awareness raising seminar for the University community
General information:

The group recognises that members may have different views as a result of past experiences and accepts that we are all learning.

Membership of the group is open to all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff.

This E-mail: lgbt-staff@bath.ac.uk will put you in direct contact with the group organiser or telephone 01225 38 3098.