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Queer Development: The World Bank and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

When we think of the World Bank (WB), the idea of development is the one that is often touted; this is often true, although the various ideologies along the spectrum of political thought will argue the benefits and disadvantages; often vigorously. Yet, it is undeniable that the WB has shaped our idea of development –… Continue reading Queer Development: The World Bank and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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LUPride at the Diversity Symposium 2017

On November 22, 2017, LU Pride participated in the Leiden University Diversity Symposium on How inclusion makes diversity work. Besides introducing out fellow students to the work we do at our stand, we also held a workshop titled The Pink Elephant in the Room, during which our board members Irma, Araba (Molly), and Tiaan discussed the issue of… Continue reading LUPride at the Diversity Symposium 2017

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LUPride Culture and Coming Out Event a Resounding Success

This past Wednesday, we held the Culture and Coming Out event to commemorate International Coming Out Day, celebrated on October 11. We had five wonderful speakers share their views and stories from various cultures and how those cultures affected their LGBTQ+ experience. The room was full, and the conversation flowed easily between the speakers and the audience. We… Continue reading LUPride Culture and Coming Out Event a Resounding Success

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First Borrel of the Year a Success

Our lovely fellow unicorns, we are proud to announce that our first borrel of the year, held, as per our tradition, at the Gaycafé De Roze Beurs was a resounding success! It was wonderful to see everyone mingle, dance, and spread the #luplove by supporting our friends working the bar and buying our new LU Pride pins! Stay… Continue reading First Borrel of the Year a Success