Mat Hennessey's Blog


British Veterinary LGBT: Mat's story

Posted on February 04, 2019 by Mat Hennessey

To celebrate LGBT History Month, small animal vet Mat Hennessey gives his advice to anyone experiencing difficulty with their sexuality or gender identity.


Vets unite to march in Pride

Posted on July 01, 2016 by Mat Hennessey

A huge amount of planning had gone into 25 June 2016 the date the veterinary profession would march together in a UK Pride event for the first time. However, the day didn’t exactly start as I had planned.


Rallying the troops for British Veterinary LGBT+

Posted on February 16, 2016 by Mat Hennessey

After the launch of the British Veterinary Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (BVLGBT+) group in the summer of 2015, it has been overwhelming to see how much support the group has received. In 6 months we have had over 350 people request to join from all aspects of our profession; vets, vet nurses, receptionists, people in industry and even a hoof trimmer.