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LGBT+ Network

This is the PDA LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Pharmacists' Network.

The network was launched by the PDA in April 2020 as part of their work to meet the demands of their growing membership and advance their work on equality.

 

  • United Nations expert advises the UK to keep calm and respect diversity

    Thu 1st June 2023 The PDA

    The United Nations Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (IE SOGI), Victor Madrigal-Borloz, paid a 10-day visit to the UK in April and May 2023. 

  • Happy Pride Month 2023

    Thu 1st June 2023 The PDA

    Pride takes place every year in June. The month is celebrated as a way of raising awareness of issues affecting the LGBT+ community along with promoting acceptance and equality. This Pride Month, the PDA is celebrating LGBT+ Network members and the work they have done to improve the lives of LGBT+ pharmacists in the UK.  

  • Happy Pride Month 2023

    Thu 1st June 2023 The PDA

    Pride takes place every year in June. The month is celebrated as a way of raising awareness of issues affecting the LGBT+ community along with promoting acceptance and equality. This Pride Month, the PDA is celebrating LGBT+ Network members and the work they have done to improve the lives of LGBT+ pharmacists in the UK.  

  • Liam Volk elected as the second President of the PDA LGBT+ Network

    Thu 25th May 2023 The PDA

    Liam Volk (he/him) has been elected unopposed as the President of the PDA’s LGBT+ Pharmacists’ Network. Liam is the second President of the PDA LGBT+ Network since it launched in April 2020 as part of the PDA’s dedicated work to meet the demands of the growing and diverse membership and advance their work on equality.  

  • Intersection Update – May 2023

    Wed 24th May 2023 The PDA

    Intersection is the PDA's newsletter bringing together news from all four PDA Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Networks. 

  • “It doesn’t make it any easier” – A queer pharmacist’s account of miscarriage

    Wed 24th May 2023 The PDA

    In this latest member voice, a PDA LGBT+ Network member shares her story of IVF and miscarriage. 

  • PDA LGBT+ Network committee member wins trade union equality award

    Sat 29th April 2023 The PDA

    Fife-based trainee pharmacist and Honorary Secretary of the PDA LGBT+ Network, Soh Xi Ken has won the Scottish Trades Union Congress' (STUC) Equality Award.  

  • PDA LGBT+ Network invites nominations for upcoming 2023 elections

    Wed 12th April 2023 The PDA

    Every two years, members of the PDA LGBT+ Pharmacists’ Network can elect three officers, who will lead the network and work alongside the Immediate Past President. 

  • The PDA LGBT+ Network publish statement on Gender Affirming Care

    Mon 10th April 2023 The PDA

    The PDA LGBT+ Network is committed to examining healthcare issues affecting LGBT+ people, in addition to issues affecting LGBT+ pharmacists, and campaigning on issues important to the network.  

  • LGBT+ Pharmacists’ Network Newsletter – December 2022

    Wed 14th December 2022 The PDA

    In this December update, read about bisexuality and the issues bisexual people face and national-level data on LGBT+ workers union membership. Also, read about a project that aims to improve cervical cancer screenings for transgender and non-binary people.  

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