Cambridge & diversity

Resources

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans History Month (LGBTHM)
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans History Month takes place every year in February. It celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community.
Black History Month (BHM)
Black History Month is held every October in Britain, and February in USA and Canada. It aims to:
  • Promote knowledge of the Black History, Cultural and Heritage.
  • Disseminate information on positive Black contributions to British Society.
  • Heighten the confidence and awareness of Black people to their cultural heritage.
The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO)
The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia is celebrated every 17 May around the world. The international day against homophobia aims to coordinate international events to call respect for lesbians and gays worldwide.
The Pink Festival
The Pink Festival began in 2003 as a gay festival. Still the only event of its kind in the East of England, it has grown into a vibrant diversity festival attracting many thousands of people. It is organised independently by a small group of volunteers.
International Women's Day
International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.
The International Day of Persons with Disability (IDPD)
The International Day of Persons with Disability is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been celebrated with varying degrees of success around the planet.
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month is a celebration and remembrance of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. Events are held throughout the country during June.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
The Equality and Human Rights Commission promotes equality and human rights in order to create a fairer Britain. It provides advice and guidance, works to implement an effective legislative framework and raise awareness of individual's rights.
The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)
The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) supports the higher education sector to realise the potential of all staff and students, whatever their race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief, or age, to the benefit of those individuals, higher education institutions (HEIs) and society.
The National Union of Students (NUS)
The National Union of Students is a voluntary membership organisation that aims to promote, defend and extend the rights of students and to develop and champion strong students' unions.