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LGBT+ Histories – Reading List

LGBT+ Histories – Reading List

LGBT+ and queer histories are vast and varied. This list gives a sense of the range and diversity, across time and space, of the LGBT+ histories already available. It represents some of the readings the members of the RHS LGBT+ working group would recommend –...
Gender-Neutral Pronouns

Gender-Neutral Pronouns

Using correct pronouns for non-binary and trans people is a simple indication of acknowledgement and respect. Gendered appearance does not reliably tell you about a person’s gender. Checking which pronouns to use, and then doing so consistently, is an easy way to...
LGBT+ Guidance, Support and Advice

LGBT+ Guidance, Support and Advice

Many respondents to the RHS LGBT+ survey reported witnessing or experiencing bullying, harassment or discrimination, either as a personal experience or as a witness. Many more indicated that they would not know what to do if they were in this position. All higher...