February was LGBT History Month – 28 days dedicated to raising awareness about equality, promoting the benefits of diversity and helping to overcome prejudice through education.
But before we jump into to those projects, here’s a little more about this blog’s inspiration. LGBT History Month was started in 2005 by Schools OUT UK and takes place every February. Over the years it has gone from strength to strength and this year it boasted more than 1,000 events. In 2015 the team started LGBT History Festival OUTing the Past, which always includes original theatre commissions that tell the story of important moments in LGBT history – all of which have been supported by the Arts Council.
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