Shades of the Rainbow

Zoom - registration required
Wednesday 7 February 2024 (13:00-14:00)

Alex Ferranti

During this intersectionality panel discussion, panellists Dr Sammy Li, University of Birmingham, Habiba Abbad University of Birmingham and Dr Arun Verma University of London, will draw upon their experiences, research, and career trajectories in HE to shed light on how sexual orientation/gender identity intersect with racial and ethnicity as protected characteristics defined within the Equality Act 2010.

The aim of the event is to raise awareness of how the multiple intersecting identities shape the lived experience and outcomes of individuals within the LGBTQ+ community from minoritized backgrounds.

The aim of the discussion is to provide a space to explore and raise awareness of how some groups within the LGBTQ+ community can become a minority within a minority. The discussion will invite panellists to share their own experiences and learnings on how they have navigated the LGBTQ+ communities through a racial and ethnicity lens.

Accessibility information for this event

Open to all