LGBT HISTORY MONTH 2022 - Virtual Events

LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history.

To mark the occasion we have collated accounts from serving police officers and staff within the LGBT community and LGBT allies to highlight changes within society and the Police.

 

Thank you to those who have worked tirelessly to deliver all the content and events throughout the month.

For more info on the Scottish LGBTI Police Association or support regarding any issues raised in these account please email info@lgbtipolice.scot

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RESOURCES

We have a number of written accounts especially complied for LGBT History Month on our resource page. We have also included a help resources and videos if you would like to learn more about LGBT History. Please click the following link to find out more. Resources

EVENTS

Below is a list of virtual events running throughout the month of February. Each event is will be run using Microsoft Teams.

If you require any assistance accessing any event link, please check out our help page for assistance. HELP

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Facilitated by PC Ash Toner-Maxwell

 

Microsoft Teams meeting

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+44 20 3855 5182,,353655165#  

United Kingdom, London

Phone Conference ID: 353 655 165#

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Wellbeing Workshop

Thursday 3rd Feb, 2 - 3pm

Held on Time to Talk day, mental health guru PS Laura Gibson explores tips and tricks on how to improve your wellbeing. 

  • How to overcome perfectionism and set realistic goals.

  • How to focus on what you can control and accepting what you can’t.

  • What it means to be assertive by setting boundaries and learning how to say No.

  • Why it isn’t selfish to practice self-care.

  • Tips on working from home / isolation.

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A Trans Perspective

Friday 11th Feb, 11am - 12noon

A fantastic opportunity to hear from members of the trans and non-binary community. A chance to ask questions and hear more about current issues in respect of gender identity with a view to enhancing a policing understanding of issues within the trans and non-binary community.

Facilitated by PC Ross Jackson

 

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Phone Conference ID: 858 575 129#

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Facilitated by Positive Action Team

 

Email:

RecruitmentPositiveActionTeam@Scotland.pnn.police.uk

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LGBT+ Recruitment Event

Tuesday 15th Feb, 6.30pm

LGBT+ Focused recruitment event run by Police Scotland's Positive Action Team giving potential candidates an insight into the role of a police office, what happens during the recruitment process and the types of training our officers undertake. Event will be opened by ACC Tim Mairs.

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How to be a Better Ally Workshop

Wednesday 16th Feb, 3 - 4pm

Ch Supt Rob Hay will be opening the session with a quick overview around Police Scotland Allies then introducing TIE (Time for Inclusive Education) who will be providing an input on how to be a good Ally.

Facilitated by Chief Supt Rob Hay

 

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Facilitated by PC Ross Jackson /

PC Marcus Littlejohn

 

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Chem Sex Awareness Workshop Friday 18th Feb, 1 - 3pm

 

Terrence Higgins Trust will deliver an input specifically focused around Chem Sex and the opportunity to learn more in this area.

 

Following on from the Stephen Port enquiry and Metropolitan Police response. This is aimed at those in CID/PPU and SOLO roles within the organisation.

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Rev Sarah Jones

Friday 25th Feb, 2 - 3pm

Fantastic opportunity to hear from Sarah, she was the first person to be ordained in the Church of England having previously made a gender change. In 2005 she was outed to the media. The story was covered in newspapers, radio, television and blogs throughout the world.

 

She ministered in Hereford Diocese for 14 years before becoming the vicar of central Cardiff in 2018.

Facilitated by Chief Supt Sharon Milton

 

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Phone Conference ID: 258 613 70#

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