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Pride Month

June is Pride Month, an opportunity to recognise the influence and contributions of the LGBTQ+ community.

Here you can read about some of the latest news and research work that's taking place across ARU. You can also browse a range of free events taking place this month: all welcome.

Pride Rainbow Background. Vector Background with Rainbow Stripe Pattern for LGBTQ Pride Month

Pride Month events

This summer we're sponsoring Pride events in our cities of Cambridge and Chelmsford, and hosting an Unlearning Lightbulb event with Lady Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, CEO of UK Black Pride. Everyone's welcome.

Join us in Chelmsford for Essex Pride Unlearning Lightbulb: Race, Gender, and Class Intersectionality
Find out about support for LGBTQ+ students at ARU

News and views

Actor Rosy McEwan in character as a PE teacher

Professor’s teaching experiences inspire film

News: 'Blue Jean' focuses on teaching under Section 28