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LGBT History Month lectures at the University of Strathclyde

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University of Strathclyde

Room SW105, Stenhouse Wing

Strathclyde Business School, 199 Cathedral Street

Glasgow, G4 0QU

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The School of Education at the University of Strathclyde is delighted to present our 2018 LGBT History Month Lecture Series. Our varied programme is designed to inform, educate, challenge and entertain on a diverse range of topics relating to LGBT history and thought, giving personal, political, theoretical and creative perspectives on the experiences of being LGBT, remembering history, and celebrating achievements.

The lectures are open to all.

Wine and refreshments will be available from 5.30 in the foyer.



Dr Karsten Kenklies

Senior Lecturer, Strathclyde School of Education

'Dark Lights and Old Laddies, or: What is Queer Theory all about?'


Jo Clifford

Writer, performer, poet and teacher

'Theatre as Trans Activism'


Dr Matson Lawrence

Research Associate with the TransEdu Scotland research project, investigating the experiences of, and current provision for, trans people in Further and Higher Education across Scotland

'Trans Equality in Further and Higher Education'


Dr Brandi Lee Lough Dennell

Policy & Research Manager LGBT Youth Scotland

Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People Report 2018


Patrick Harvey MSP

co-convener of the Scottish Green Party and Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Glasgow region


Dr Mark Shephard

Senior Lecturer in politics at the School of Government and Public Policy, University of Strathclyde

'I Made it Through the Wilderness: My Life vs Policy & Climate on LGBTI Rights'

Access information:

  • Wheelchair accessible and level-access, ground floor venue. Ramp access via main entrance, with slight incline.

  • 8 minute walk / wheel from Glasgow Queen Street Station. Exit at Dundas Street, walk / wheel down the alleyway onto Buchanan Street. Go up Buchanan Street until you reach Cathedral Bridge, turn right and go under the bridge, and then walk / wheel straight up Cathedral Street. This is a slight hill with an upward incline.

  • Served regularly by First Bus No. 38. Bus stop near venue on Cathedral Street.

Outside view of Strathclyde Business School

[Image: Outside view of Strathclyde Business School]

  • Accessible gender-neutral toilet facilities, and gendered toilet facilities.

  • Raked / Tiered seating in conference room (SW105) - first row is level access, with wheelchair spaces.

  • Hearing / Induction Loop fitted in the conference room.

Interior view of conference room SW105

[Image: Internal view of conference room SW105]

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University of Strathclyde

Room SW105, Stenhouse Wing

Strathclyde Business School, 199 Cathedral Street

Glasgow, G4 0QU

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