“Through the rainbow lens” – Mental health and the LGBTQ+ community

In 2016 members of the LGBT+ community at King’s College London came together with film makers, researchers and service providers to explore mental health issues that affect the LGBT+ community and break down stigma. “Through the Rainbow Lens” is the result of their work. The film explores a range of mental health issues faced by… Read More

Identity and respect

Our individual identity determines how we see ourselves, how others perceive us and how socio-cultural-economic-political institutions, structures and histories define and reflect us. Identity is our core. The majority of us have aspects of our identity which change and are fluid and intersect*. For example, our view of ourselves change with age, with grief, with… Read More

Annual Brighton Trans and Non-Binary Conference 2017

Bookings are now being taken for the annual Brighton trans and non-binary conference. The event is open to trans and non-binary people; researchers; people from the public, community and voluntary sector, and those who want to know more about trans lives and trans issues. Jack Monroe is a confirmed keynote speaker. The aim of the… Read More

Human identity

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou Introduction Our individual identity determines how we see ourselves, how others perceive us and how socio-cultural-economic-political institutions and structures define us. The majority of us have aspects of… Read More