• Opening of Rainbow Crossing on Campus

    As a rainbow flag flew gently above the Trent Building, at the feet of the main entrance to the Portland building lay another rainbow. Decorated across the road in bright and cheerful paint was the new University of Nottingham rainbow crossing. “A generous crowd accumulated as LGBT+ officer Sam...
  • Pride and Prejudice – LGBT+ and YouTube

    Since YouTube’s emergence in 2006, the dynamic between YouTube and the LGBT+ community has always been an interesting one. On the one hand, the site proclaims to support and endorse LGBT+ content, yet, just this year, YouTube enabled censorship of some LGBT+ videos through a “restricted” filter. The new...
  • Gay Thoughts: An LGBT Valentine’s Playlist

    We’re halfway through LBGT History Month AND it’s Valentine’s Day! However you choose to spend this month of love (and this day of love and buying things), the Impact Music gang are here to make sure you have a gay old time. Below is a selection of our favourite LGBT+ related songs… Make...
  • Interview: Out in Education

    Out in Education is an organisation founded by Nottingham student Lucy Wake which aims to tackle homophobia in schools. Impact spoke to Bryony Harper, head of the UoN branch, about the work they have done so far. Tell us about Out in Education and the work that you do. Out...
  • Recognising Alan Turing

    The Imitation Game, released last year in cinemas nationwide, tells the story of Alan Turing, played by Benedict Cumberbatch. This month The University of Nottingham is celebrating LGBT History Month with a series of events exploring the culture and history of LGBT people, including a public lecture about Alan...