About LGBT History Month

LGBT HM is celebrated in February in the UK but our work to educate out prejudice continues throughout the year. Our interactive calendar is also all-year-round so check it out or add an LGBT related event of your own.

This year our theme was Religion, Belief and Philosophy. LGBT History Month 2016 is over now but we hope we have enabled the faiths to foster good relations with their LGBT congregants and with the wider LGBT community. In 2017 we will look at Citizenship, PSHE and Law as we mark the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales.

Our academic festival  in Manchester and popular festivals in Newcastle, York, Manchester, Shrewsbury, Bristol and London were immensely successful and we hope they will put LGBT Hsitory on the map and  in the history books.

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Latest events

10:00 am States of Mind: Tracing the edge... @ Wellcome Collection
States of Mind: Tracing the edge... @ Wellcome Collection
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm
States of Mind: Tracing the edges of consciousness @ Wellcome Collection | London | United Kingdom
10.00am – 6.00pm Tuesday – Sunday and 10.00am – 10.00pm on Thursday. Closed Monday This changing exhibition will examine perspectives from artists, psychologists, philosophers and neuroscientists to interrogate our understanding of the conscious experience. Exploring phenomena such as somnambulism, mesmerism, and disorders of memory and consciousness, the exhibition will examine ideas around the nature of consciousness, and in particular what ...
7:45 pm Beautiful Thing by Jonathan Harvey @ The Questors Theatre
Beautiful Thing by Jonathan Harvey @ The Questors Theatre
Jun 3 @ 7:45 pm – Jun 11 @ 10:00 pm
Beautiful Thing by Jonathan Harvey @ The Questors Theatre | London | United Kingdom
The Questors present Beautiful Thing by Jonathan Harvey Summer on a run down Thamesmead estate and the temperature is rising. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in at school and skips PE to avoid the bullies. Ste, his sporty next-door neighbour, has his own problems – and when Ste’s alcoholic father beats him up, Jamie’s mum gives him refuge. As the pair ...
9:30 am Educate & Celebrate – How to mak... @ City Year, King Edward House
Educate & Celebrate – How to mak... @ City Year, King Edward House
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am
Educate & Celebrate – How to make your school LGBT+Friendly training day: @ City Year, King Edward House | Birmingham | United Kingdom
The ‘Educate & Celebrate’ training course gives you practical advice and a chance to ask questions in a safe and confidential environment. Elly informs you of legal requirements, Ofsted expectations and gives you a chance to experiment with curriculum ideas and try out classroom resources.

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Our Sister Sites

Schools Out UK

Schools OUT UK is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation that began life as The Gay Teachers Association in 1974. Our overarching goal is to make our schools and educational institutions safe spaces for our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) communities as teachers, lecturers and trainers; as pupils and students; as parents; as teaching and learning support staff; as site-officers, catering and cleaning staff; and as headteachers, managers and governors. There is no other organisation that supports such a wide community in attaining such a wide, yet simple overarching goal. See our website for more news and resources for educators www.schools-out.org.uk

The Classroom

The Classroom The Classroom is an accessible space for teachers to find a range of resources to make Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans people visible in education. We believe that to eradicate homophobia and transphobia, the lives and contributions of LGBT people need to be visible throughout education. This can be done by delivering a broad and balanced curriculum. See our website for more information and lesson plans at www.the-classroom.org.uk

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The Proud Trust

The Proud Trust (formerly LGBT Youth North West) is a a regional organisation that seeks to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people in the North West of England. www.lgbtyouthnorthwest.org.uk

The LGBT Archive

The LGBT Archive is an LGBT online encyclopedia – a wiki web site. Its aim is to record the knowledge and memories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people living in the UK. It’s a virtual time-capsule. www.lgbtarchive.uk

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