We’ve broadened the scope of the Rainbow Blog series (see below) to highlight all diversity issues within ornithology.
Introducing the #BOUdiversityBlog by Juliet Vickery
Make your own luck by Nao Ota (太田菜央)
Biodiversity at risk: the migration of knowledge by Rubén Ortega-Álvarez
Embracing cultural diversity by Shoko Sugasawa
Does everything have to be gay? by Martin Stervander
Finding my ornithological identity by Shailee Shah
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion within the British Ecological Society by Karen Devine
A bumpy long-haul flight into ornithology by Natalia Zielonka
Putting the E, I & D into seabirds: The Seabird Group’s plan to improve equality, inclusion & diversity by Lila Buckingham
A personal story about birds, career goals and future outlook by Terrence Hines
Launched for Global Pride 2020 and Pride Month 2020, our Rainbow Blog series aims to bring the LGBTQIA+ initialism to life and educate our ornithological community about LGBTQIA+.
Pride in our community by Daniel Hayhow
Bringing LGBTQIA+ to life – T by anon
Letter to a young queer ornithologist by Jess McLaughlin
Being a better Ally by Steve Dudley
Fieldwork as a gay man in gay-illegal countries by Sascha Dueker
Are you willing to take a leap of faith? by Nicole Wood
I’ve found these Rainbow Blogs have deepened my sense of belonging by Leila Walker
This series highlight and celebrate diversity within the BOU by Ash Sandell-Price
Tell your story
If you are interested in contributing to the BOU Diversity Blog, please get in touch with us via this form which ensures anonymity for those who seek it.
If you’re a LGBT ornithologist working in the field and want support, then contact the LGBTQ+ Field Network.
If you want to learn more about LGBTQIA+, then Stonewall is a great place to start.