LGBTQ+ advocates

In recognition of the importance the School places on Equality and Diversity, we have appointed three LGBTQ+ advocates (Professor Sharon Cowan, Dr Remus Valsan and Ms Tracy Noden).

The job of LGBTQ+ advocates is to be a first point of contact for LGBTQ+ students who wish to raise or discuss issues they face because of their LGBTQ+ status with a dedicated member of staff outside their personal tutor relationship. It is important to note that the LGBTQ+ advocates are not there to replace personal tutors. If students wish to discuss any of these matters with their personal tutor they should be able to do so. The advocates are also there to talk about any ideas or initiatives students might like to launch, and how the School could support this.

Please feel free to contact us at Law.LGBTQPlus@ed.ac.uk.