Human Library (LGBT+ History Month)

This event has now passed.

Date: 26 February 2020
Venue: Library, D Block, Frenchay campus
Venue Location:
Time: 12:00-14:00

Have you ever seen a person and wondered which personal experiences in their life has shaped them to be the person that they are today?

The Human Library is being organised to bring awareness to the personal experiences that UWE staff and students have faced in their lives.

For LGBT+ History Month, we thought this would be a prime opportunity for LGBT+ students and staff to discuss any personal accomplishments and struggles to any students or staff who are wanting to attend this event!

As a reader: You will sit with your chosen human book for 10-15 minutes. During this time, each reader will be able to ask the human book a variety of open questions to find out more about their background, their experience with their topic, and how they overcome the challenges they face.

As a book: During your allocated slot, you will meet with 3 readers per hour. During your time with each reader, you will be able to speak openly about your relationship with the theme of the event.


Wednesday 26 Febuary12:00-13:0013:00-14:00
Queer + Non-BinaryJoe Kelly
Not coming out in the 90's: Growing into my identityRuth Ackroyd
Everyone But YouMallika Khan
Judging a Book By Its Cover (A Trans Identity Story) Elise Harding
Coming Out as a Teenager in the 80's Lisa Baxter
Being an LGBT+ parent with a child that identifies as Non Binary Debbie Pleasants

If you are interested in taking part in this event as a human book, please email or by midday Wednesday 19 February 2020.

Cost: Free
Contact: Library Services
Telephone: +44 (0) 117 32 82277

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