April was awarded this honour for her work on Transgendered equality within the UK.
In the first video the Public Orator introduces April and her achievements before the Deputy Vice Chancellor bestows the award.
In the second video April gives her acceptance speech reflecting on her life and wishing her fellow graduates success.
University Public Orator introducing April Ashley and her achievements
April Ashley's acceptance speech
February: UK LGBT History Month, a guest post by Darren Mooney
Special Collections and Archives at the University wrote a blog about Pink Brick for LGBT+ History Month
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