PANEL: Gender, violence and racially minoritised communities

Graham Robson May 22, 2021

A free online session is to be hosted by University of Sussex’s Centre for Gender Studies to explore issues around sexual and gender based violence and abuse for people who experience racism

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New study on mental health concerns of LGBTQ+ community during lockdown

August 9, 2020

A new study by the University of Sussex and University College London reveals that more than two-thirds of LGBTQ+ people exhibited significant symptoms of depression during lockdown.

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High note for ‘Sister Act’ singers

James Ledward March 18, 2019

A joint University of Brighton/Sussex choir has reached the finals of the 2019 University Gospel Choir of the Year. The ‘Sound of Zion’ choir will be competing against seven other university gospel choirs at Oasis House, Croydon, on April 6.

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General News

Local community comes together to support activist’s quest to stay in UK

James Ledward November 15, 2018

Friends and supporters of a migrant community activist hope for good news as his appeal to stay in the UK goes before a judge today.

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PREVIEW: 45 Minutes of organ music

James Ledward February 9, 2018

45 Minutes of Music @The Meeting House, University of Sussex, Brighton. The increasingly successful series of 45 Minutes of Music @ the Meeting House continues on February 28.  There are four monthly concerts on the last Wednesday (except March) of each month till May. All start at 12 noon (March’s concert is on Wednesday 21).

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Gay men’s experiences of masculinity

James Ravenhill July 30, 2017

When people ask why I chose to study ‘gay masculinities’ for my PhD, I think back to the time my car broke down on the A23, and the rescue service sent along this good-looking, thirty-something man to help: a knight in fluorescent armour. The car was fixed promptly, but as I headed home, I couldn’t stop thinking about my interaction with this guy. Why had my voice dropped by an octave as I described to him what had happened? Why had I talked about the names of car parts that I knew nothing about? And what was with that feeling of blind panic when he’d asked me to “try and turn her over”?

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In The South

Free places for ‘Echoes of Fascism’ conference at Sussex University

James Ledward May 20, 2017

University of Sussex are offering a limited number of free places for local activists and organisations to attend the exciting Sussex University conference Echoes of Fascism in Contemporary Culture, Politics and Society.

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