- 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
- 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
- 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 it's activities.
- 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
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.
For further information
or telephone 01225 38 3098.