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Are you walking with us at London Pride 2017? This is what you need to know
72% of LGBT students say that inclusive Sex and Relationships Education would have given them a better first sexual experience
A week after the government announced compulsory Sex and Relationships Education, a poll by National Student Pride and Terrence Higgins Trust has revealed that many LGBT students are being left behind due to a lack of LGBT inclusive SRE.
Three quarters (72%) of LGBT students felt they would have had a better first sexual experience if they had received LGBT inclusive Sex and Relationships Education.
After a weekend at National Student Pride (including with guests Olly Alexander from Years & Years, Stella Creasy and Jodie Marsh) where we spent the event talking about the need for better Sex Education we're blown away by today's announcement from Justine Greening. Quote available in release
VIDEO: Stella Creasy MP on Female Condoms and 'What we learned from Jimmy Saville was that we need better Sex Education'
Stella Creasy MP has discussed the need for better Sex Education and spoke about examples of why young people need it more so than ever.
She was speaking at National Student Pride at the University of Westminster on February 25th on the Attitude Sex Education Panel.
Jodie Marsh opened up about her sex life explaining that even though she fancies both men and women, and previously identifying as bisexual - right now, she is asexual because she “is just not interested in sex”
VIDEO: Olly Alexander 'I was given sex-ed by a virgin' & he reveals his first love was a straight boy he fooled around with at 14
Olly Alexander, frontman of Years & Years, discussed his awful Sex Education in school and the fact that he was taught Sex Ed by a teacher who was a virgin, with no experience to even rely on in the class.
Ahead of this year’s National Student Pride, taking place this weekend at the University of Westminster opposite Baker street. We’ll be talking about intersectionality Saturday 25th February.
That’s why in this fun video, we’ve giggled about the crazy amount of other flags there are to represent LGBT+ … before realising just how important they all are.
THIS IS SO EXCITING. Years and Years BAE Olly Alexander is coming to National Student Pride to talk about Sex and Relationships Education.
We are delighted to announce that National Student Pride are working in partnership with Brighton Pride to make the UK’s Biggest Pride Festival even more accessible to students from across the UK and internationally.
National Student Pride are delighted to announce that Katya Zamolodchikova, shining star of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 7, is coming to National Student Pride 2017, and she wants you to perform for her in her very own talent competition!
Google is coming to Student Pride for another year and will be facilitating a fun and interactive workshop to help you develop and use your personal brand as your most important career asset.
Personal branding is the combination of personal attributes, values, strengths and passions that people know and value you for - it's the perceptions others have about you based on the sum of your actions.
If you'd be interested in attending this workshop apply here goo.gl/Q4x8Uk by February 4.
Personal branding is the combination of personal attributes, values, strengths and passions that people know and value you for - it's the perceptions others have about you based on the sum of your actions. Google is facilitating a fun and interactive workshop to help you develop and use your personal brand as your most important career asset.
This workshop will help you:
- Identify the elements of a successful, authentic brand and how branding can apply to individuals as well as organizations
- Create an authentic, unique personal brand statement using reflections on your strengths, values and skills - as well as feedback you've received from others - as the building blocks
- Evaluate which of the the five key elements of brand management (packaging, visibility, relationships, perception, uniqueness) you need to focus on to improve your personal brand
- Create a simple and effective campaign to intentionally manage your brand and create the perception you want others to have of you
This year, we're talking about Sex. Our first press release on the 2017 Student Pride event, held again in London.
"Roll up! Roll up!
Are you passionate about Student Pride? Perhaps you're great at talking to people or love helping arrange events? Maybe you're better at more online stuff. Well, it's your lucky day.
National Student Pride are now recruiting! We're looking for a Student Liason Officer, Social Media Manager, Graphic Designer and members for our Events and our Arts team.
An event that's been running for 12 years in 2017, it started out as a small event at Oxford Brookes University in 2005 with a trainee vicar giving the talk. Boy, has it grown since then! Student Pride has now been hosted in Oxford, Manchester and Brighton, whilst continuously growing, and has now set up camp happily in the UK's Capital, London.
Everyone who applies must be enthusiastic, proactive and hardworking. In addition to tasks specific to the role you apply for, everyone on the committee plays a part in the running of the big event. The experience and contacts you will make will become invaluable, making it a great thing to have on your CV. Both Students and Graduates can apply and ideally you'd need to be in or close to London, as that's where regular meetings will be held.
Apply today and we can't wait to meet you!
Interviews will be on Wednesday October 12th, with training in Central London near Baker Street on the afternoon of October 15th.
All the FAQs and info you need about walking with us at London Pride this year.
Evan Davis spoke to us ahead of our event this weekend. He said #MentalHealth and #ComingOut are inextricably linked. Watch below as he talks candidly about the first time he came out to his parents and his advice on dealing with mental health:
Stuart Milk, Harvey Milks Nephew is coming to Student Pride for a Q&A session at an intimate screening of the film. Make sure you buy your tickets now! (Its on;y £3.50 - that's freakin cheap for a cinema ticket eh?)
HIIIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEE. Huge news about our Lip Sync Battle and who will be judging and hosting it...