The LGBT+ Association aims to provide regular social events, representation, campaigns and welfare services for students who self-define as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, and all other students who self-define under the LGBT+ umbrella. This includes, but is not limited to; homosexual, bisexual, transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, genderflux, agender, asexual, pansexual, polysexual, intersex, non-binary, aromantic, biromantic, panromantic, homoromantic, polyamorous persons, those who are uncertain of or questioning their gender identity, romantic orientation, or sexual orientation, and any other individual with a gender identity, romantic orientation, or sexual orientation which is not simultaneously heterosexual, heteroromantic and cisgender.
a) Offer welfare support to students who self-define under the LGBT+ umbrella.
b) Provide opportunities for the same students to meet each other and socialise in a safe and non-judgmental environment;
c) Provide information on sexuality-, romantic-, and gender identity-related issues to any students or other individuals who seek it;
d) Represent the views of service-users of the Association to all relevant bodies, including Durham SU;
e) Advise Durham SU on matters relating, or potentially relating, to sexuality, gender identity or service-users of the Association;
f) Liaise with other organisations in the local area and beyond with a social, welfare or campaigning function on behalf of LGBT+ people;
g) Raise mutual awareness and understanding between LGBT+ students and other members of the University;
h) To promote the equal treatment of and rights for LGBT+ people in society more generally;
i) Organise LGBT+ awareness events, through the form of an annual awareness week and/or LGBT+ history month; and
j) To fulfil all the requirements made in the Durham SU Standing Orders of the LGBT+ Association.
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