Surat-Shaan Knan works for the Liberal Jewish movement UK and is a campaigner for faith related LGBTQI issues. Shaan is the founder and manager of the landmark Lottery Heritage funded projects Rainbow Jews, Twilight People, Rainbow Pilgrims and currently Lily’s Legacy. He has an M.A. degree in Psychology (Gender Studies), Journalism and Theatre, and has worked for over two decades as educator, equalities campaigner and diversity consultant with numerous international organisations including Sydney Western University. He is the Chair of Trustees for GIRES, and recently published ‘A Roadmap to Inclusion: Supporting Trans People of Faith’.
Shaan is the Community coordinator in the AHRC funded project Ritual Reconstructed: Challenges to disconnection, division and exclusion in the Jewish LGBTQI Community in collaboration with Buckinghamshire New University, Portsmouth University, and Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University.
- Location: Liberal Judaism, London, W1T 4BE
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