LGBT History Month at Pride London

> LGBT History Month joined the National Union of Teachers and Schools OUT at London Pride 2007 on Saturday 30 June. We hope to have a presence at all the Pride events nationwide.Cheap Snapbacks Free Shipping. Please look out for us and pay us a visit. We are very keen to hear what you think of LGBT History Month and …

Beautiful Things

>From 6 July 2007, anyone visiting the revamped home of the British Film Institute on the Southbank in London will be able to view an extraordinary diversity of films and TV programmes exploring queer identities across the last century.Wholesale Snapback. In the dark old days of British film and television any appearance from a lesbian or gay man was something …

LGBT History Month Report 2007

>The report on the organisation of LGBT History Month 2007 is now available here together with reports on the previous years.cheap snapbacks online. Also available are shorter reports provided to us by local organisations highlighting their own activities in the celebration of our history. The reports are important tools for securing the financial support indispensable to the on going existence …

Badges 2008

>We have also just received the badges for LGBT History Month 2008 with a brand new logo designed, like the previous one, by designer Tony Malone. While History Month will keep its current logo, each edition of the Month will from now on have its own logo. The February 2008 logo cleverly highlights the diversity of the LGBT Community by …

Met Police LGBT Women Survey

> Of the incidents reported women are 7 times less likely to report homophobic violence to the police even though it is apparent through the LGBT community that actual incidents between male and female are at a similar level. Susan Paterson from the Diversity and Citizen Directorate of the MPS explains that it is vital to gain a better understanding …

Press for Change Podcasts

>From the Press for Change website: As readers will know, I am a keen promoter of online audio content as an innovative way of making events and people’s ideas widely accessible within communities like ours. We recently made the whole of the 2007 SOGIAG Stakeholder Conference available in this way, for instance — a technique that can easily double or …

Decriminalisation Observed

>The Observer has published a series of articles to mark the 40th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of sexual acts between men. Coming out of the dark ages by Geraldine Bedell brings together the experiences of Antony Grey, Alan Horsfall and Leo Abse in an detailed evocation of the circumstances which led to the Sexual Offences Act 1967 receiving its …

Statue of Gay War Hero Unveiled

>A statue of Alan Turing, was unveiled on Tuesday 19 at Bletchley Park. Turing was the inspirational mathematician at the heart of Bletchley Park’s codebreaking successes during World War II. Historians agree that the work of the codebreakers at Bletchley Park effectively helped to shorten the war by two years. Alan Turing arrived at Bletchley Park, the site of secret …

Cleaning Out the Camp

>On 21 and 28 June at 8pm, BBC Radio 4 will broadcast a two part programme where Eddie Mair investigates the attitude and policy of the armed services towards homosexuality over the last 60 years. Part One (21 June)The laissez-faire attitude during the Second World War quickly gave way to an anti-gay crackdown, despite the liberalisation of social attitudes leading …

Out Ranks

> The GLBT Historical Society Museum in San Fransisco are launching this month the first exhibit in the US to explore the experiences of GLBT veterans. The one-year exhibition opens in June as Congress begins planning hearings on the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” military policy in the fall. “Out Ranks” is a premier exhibit of the GLBT Historical Society, one …