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A Queer Journey: Part 3

Hi everyone! I’m Kirsten, de previous chair of LUPride. The past six months, I’ve been travelling Japan, Canada, Australia and New Zealand with my girlfriend. During this once-in-a-lifetime trip, I’ve made notes on how people react to us, a female gay couple, and how queerness in general is treated in the countries I’ve been to.… Continue reading A Queer Journey: Part 3

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A Queer Journey: part 2

Hi everyone! I’m Kirsten, de previous chair of LUPride. The past six months, I’ve been travelling Japan, Canada, Australia and New Zealand with my girlfriend. During this once-in-a-lifetime trip, I’ve made notes on how people react to us, a female gay couple, and how queerness in general is treated in the countries I’ve been to.… Continue reading A Queer Journey: part 2

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LGBTQ+ & Academia: different experiences for different people

On the 27th of September there was a panel of three Leiden University staff members that spoke about their experiences being LGBTQ+ and an academic. It was interesting to hear the different stories coming from people working in the same organization. Also one of the speakers had experience working with big companies and shared his… Continue reading LGBTQ+ & Academia: different experiences for different people

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Feminism, Womanism, & LGBTQ+ Community

On the 4th of May, Leiden University Pride organised, together with Amnesty International Student Group Leiden, an inspiring lecture regarding the concept of Intersectionality and the Womanist movement within the LGBT community. Our special guest was Joanna Yeboah, born in Uganda. She is currently a Master student of International Relations at the University of Groningen.… Continue reading Feminism, Womanism, & LGBTQ+ Community