Beth Meadows

Glasgow Caledonian University

Beth is a Sociology of Public Health researcher, specialising in the experiences of the LGBTQIA+ community. She has worked as a Research Assistant on the ESRC-funded Equalise Nightlife Project (at Liverpool John Moores University’s Public Health Institute), a qualitative, feminist study exploring gendered experiences of nightlife. She has also held a range of third-sector roles in frontline support work, namely with the LGBTQIA+ community.

Beth is a member of the Substance Use Team at Glasgow Caledonian University’s Research Centre for Health and doing their PhD entitled ‘Exploring Substance Free Community Spaces for LGBTQIA+ People’. This qualitative study will critically assess and explore the creation, experience and sustainability of substance-free LGBTQIA+ spaces in Scotland from an intersectional lens, and therefore seek to challenge substance-use inequalities for
this at-risk group.

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6469- 0045
Twitter: @BethMeadows95

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