LSE Library has been home to the Hall-Carpenter Archives since 1988. It’s an extensive collection of archives, ephemera and printed material documenting the development of gay activism in the UK since the 1950s. But how did it come to LSE and what does it hold? Gillian Murphy shares with us the history of the Hall-Carpenter Archives on the occasion […]
Jonathan Booth, Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, discusses why transgender voices in the workplace are not being heard and proposes solutions for fixing this issue…
Given advances in the gay, lesbian and bisexual movement over the last several decades, society assumes that advances have been similar for the transgender community (those whose gender identity does not […]
“In my head it was a library of women’s history…. So why would that preclude me?”: an interview with Inderbir Bhullar
In this lively discussion, Inderbir Bhullar, a staff member of the Women’s Library at LSE Archives and Special Collections, spoke with Paroj Banerjee – an LSE PhD researcher in the Department of Geography and Environment and a member of LSE Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team. Inderbir’s discussion with Paroj centres on battling professional gender stereotyping, the nature of the […]
To mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on 17 May, Hayley Reed sensitises the readers to the need for appropriate language, avoiding unnecessary divisions and respecting self-identification in the workplace.
Understanding how being LGBT+ affects an individual’s experience of the workplace will help you improve your skills as a line manager. It is not uncommon for […]
As we step into the LGBT History Month, James Deeley (Spectrum Chair, LSE), Gillian Urquhart and Gillian Murphy walk us through the history of Spectrum, the LSE LGBT+ staff network for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans(gender) people, and the LGBT archives in the LSE library.
On 13 October 1970 the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) met for the first time in the UK – in a […]
Intersex Awareness Day takes place annually on 26 October. Hayley Reed – co-chair of Spectrum (the LSE LGBT+ staff network) – discusses how to ensure maximum impact from awareness-raising by keeping up the momentum; talking to people, rather than simply about them; and using powerful visual messages. Spectrum is the LSE LGBT+ staff network, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and […]