Everyone is allowed to be themselves, that is what Wageningen University & Research stands for. Yet, many LGBTQI+ find it difficult to be open about their sexuality and/or gender identity. To show that 'being yourself' applies to everyone, we raise the Progress Pride flag during Coming Out Day on 11 October.
Meet Mesh, Dani and Julia
Mesh, Dani and Julia are three of our students. They think it's important that Coming Out Day is celebrated, because it's a signal to LGBTQI+ people and others that 'being yourself' is totally okay.
Although the day is called 'Coming Out Day', Mesh emphasises that it is really about free choice:
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