LGBT+ Matters Issue 1 2019

From the chair
Kris Hendry, newly-elected chair of PCS Proud (the group for LGBT+ members in PCS) sets out his aims for the coming year, and the achievements of the last few months. Read more

Proud Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Find out what happened at the AGM and who has been elected on to the committee for the coming year. Read more

Reasons why I celebrate Pride
Yemisi Ilesanmi, PCS Proud black members’ rep and Eastern region sets out why it’s still important to celebrate Pride events and encourages everyone to take part. Read more

LGBT+ History Month
This takes place in February each year – read out what happened this year and how you can get involved. Read more

LGBT+ seminar
This year’s seminar takes place on 26 and 27 October – a report of last year’s seminar can be found here. Read more

Please just hold my hand
Dorion Griffiths – Proud SW rep sets out how society needs to change to have real LGBT+ rights – not just legal ones and that we need to fight for full LGBT+ inclusion. Read more

PCS conference 2019
Conference takes place in May in Brighton – a chance for all members to have their say about who represents them and the policies of the union. Read more

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