24th May: Sue Sanders to speak at events considering the effects of globalisation on LGBT equality and to commemorate Section 28

Has globalisation worsened LGBT discrimination?

May 24th, 2018 9am – 5.30pm
155 Bishopsgate Liverpool St, London United Kingdom EC2M 3YD 
Where has resistance to LGBT individuals come from historically? Has globalisation imported and exported LGBT prejudice as well as LGBT rights?
Hear from some of the most influential business decision-makers, government policy-makers, and innovative thinkers from across the globe, discussing an unbiased, content-driven and business-oriented agenda. Connect and network with over 200 leaders from the worlds of business, politics and society to address LGBT business issues head-on and bring the debate forward on.
Network with speakers and attendees from organisations including Accenture, Barclays, EY, Google, GSK, Procter & Gamble, Shell UK, Swiss Reinsurance, the European Space Agency, the Walt Disney company, Virgin Money, Vodafone and many more.
Join us at the event, which promises to be a practical, action-packed day.
Prices available here
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Talk is cheap—it’s time to act.
Soline Guerineau
Global head of events
The Economist Group

Section 28 and Its Legacies

A panel event  on Thursday 24 May, 6-8pm, at UCL Darwin Lecture Theatre, Gower Street, London WC1E 6XA
Panelists include Professor Emeritus Sue Sanders (Chair of Schools OUT UK), Mark Delacour (METRO), Savitri Hensman (formerly Black Lesbian and Gay Centre, Haringey Lesbian and Gay Sub-Committee), Veronica McKenzie (Reel Brit Productions) and Julie Parker (Outhouse London).
The event will take the following format: an introduction and very short montage of photographs/video clips to set the scene; short (5 mins) reflections from the panelists; screening of a short segment from Veronica McKenzie’s documentary ‘Under the Nose’; further discussion among panelists; open up to floor for q&a; drinks reception.
Tickets available from EVENTBRITE
 
Bob Mills
Director of Studies
History of Art, UCL
Professor of Medieval Studies