The Ice King Cometh

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As it’s LGBT History Month and the Winter Olympics are being held in South Korea it’s timely that The Ice King, based on the life of Olympic medal ice-skater John Curry, will have its UK release on the 23rd of this month. There will be a premiere of the film tomorrow, the 22nd at Brighton’s Duke’s at Komedia, followed by a Q&A session …

Poignant video campaign “Identities’ aims to open up discussion around ‘disabled’ label.

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This poignant video campaign titled “Identities’  aims to open up a discussion around the ‘disabled’ label. To coincide with LGBT History Month, mobility bathroom specialists, Bathing Solutions, have released three videos aiming to open up a discourse around the word ‘disabled.’ Umber, comedian Laurence Clark and musician John Kelly have taken part in the campaign to tell their stories and discuss their relationship with the ‘disabled’ label and the stigma …

“Unchechen” – New Short Film on the Plight of Gay Men in Chechnya

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New Short Film on the Plight of Gay Men in Chechnya   “Unchechen” is a new short film about the attempted genocide of gay men in Chechnya (a federal republic of Russia) that hopes to act as a call to action.  The three minute film has been created by the award-winning Inkbrew Productions and Digital Stage and is available free …

Wood Green Arts Charity Wise Thoughts Receives Waltham Forest LGBT History Month Commission

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Wood Green Arts Charity Wise Thoughts Receives Waltham Forest LGBT History Month commission. London Borough of Waltham Forest is proud to announce that Wise Thoughts will be delivery an exciting programme of events for LGBT History Month 2017. LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) History Month is celebrated annually each February in the UK and presents an opportunity for Waltham …

Obituary: Roger Rees, Welsh actor dies aged 71

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Welsh actor Roger Rees, star of Cheers and The West Wing, has died aged 71. Mr Rees, who was born in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, won Tony and Olivier awards in 1982 for his title role in the The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. He played millionaire Robin Colcord in 1980s comedy Cheers and Lord John Marbury in US political drama …

We’re Going! Are You? Camden LGBT Forum announces WORLD’s largest program for LGBT History Month 2014.

We’re Going! Are You? Camden LGBT Forum announces WORLD’s largest program for LGBT History Month 2014: The London Boroughs of Camden and Islington are to host the world’s largest program for LGBT History Month throughout February 2014. The program is put together by Camden LGBT Forum with the support of Camden and Islington Councils and a team of highly dedicated volunteers. This month is about celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans histories. The theme is music but events cross genres of film, poetry, science, biography and art.

Ricky Martin At The UN Talking About Homophobia

Ricky Martin discussed homophobia and “combatting violence and discrimination against LGBT persons” with South African singer and human rights campaigner Yvonne Chaka Chaka before UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon yesterday at a UN seminar held in New York. Read the report from the UN website and watch the video by going here

Free Films for LGBT History Month

SCREEN AWARD-WINNING SHORT FILM SERIES FOR FREE DURING LGBT HISTORY MONTH 2013   Are you planning your LGBT History Month events or got room for a special screening? Well, THE DEVOTION PROJECT – the brainchild of filmmaker Antony Osso – has teamed up with LGBT History Month so you can show these brilliant short films, exploring commitment and love within …