LGBT Poet Laureate Available for History Month

Inaugural LGBT Poet Laureate Trudy Howson has kindly made herself available for LGBT History Month events available for LGBT History Month events. In her own words: I’m happy to come along and support your LGBT History Month event with site/event specific poetry. My work explores the external & internal landscapes of our  LGBTQ+ Community. It records our History and Celebrates our …

New QUIST App provides Digital World LGBTQ Map

With the Supreme Court’s historic decision today legalizing same-sex marriage nationally and the 46th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots this weekend, it seems a perfect time to look back at the history of the LGBTQ rights movements. It is true that we have a long way to go, but today let’s reflect on how far we’ve come.  Some movements have …

Various LGBT HM 2018 Talks Available

LGBT HM 2018 Talks: Progress & regress of LGBTIQ rights; Gender ID around world; Language & Labels in other cultures; GRA 2.0 Conflict Mapping the progress and regress of LGBTIQ+ rights around the world – eg. Same-sex marriage in only 25 countries, Gender self-identity in only 7, Gay sex still illegal in 72 countries, Pride marches & LGBT groups banned …

An exhibition of trans people, by trans people, for trans people – and everyone else.

About the Transworkers project An exhibition of trans people, by trans people, for trans people – and everyone else. The project started almost two years ago. It is a collection of photographs of “TQI” people at work, and includes people who are female to male, male to female, non binary or intersex. (Some may also be L,G, or B too.) …

Headspace Reveals What It Is Really Like to Be Trans

A new short film by trans advocate and film director Jake Graf demonstrates movingly the everyday dilemmas trans people have to face that cisgender people may not have recognised. See the film here. Jake is a writer, actor and director based in London, whose first four award winning filis a patron of ms, ‘XWHY’, ‘Brace’, ‘Chance’ and ‘Dawn’ have all been nominated for The Iris …

Two Film Screenings Available for History Month Events

Spectacle is an award winning independent television production company based in London specialising in documentary, community-led investigative journalism and participatory media. Spectacle undertakes production, documentation and community engagement commissions as well as distributing films. We have an extensive digital video archive with 1000s of hours of video from 1979-present that includes some interesting short videos that we think are relevant to the …

Speaker Offered on Famous Victorian Writer John Addington Symonds

I’ve recently finished editing a new and complete edition of John Addington Symonds’s Memoirs, and this should be published in late January 2017 http://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137291233 Symonds was a famous Victorian writer, and his remarkable autobiography (which survives in manuscript form, locked away in the London Library) tells the story of his struggles to understand, express and accommodate his homosexuality. I recently …

All Female Three Piece Band Available

We are Cora Pearl from Oxfordshire, an all female three-piece who are hard to pigeonhole but play our own pop, funk, disco with an edge. The band would like to support the LGBT community. Check out our website corapearlband.com for more info and contact details

Film Screening – DUSK

Jake Graf is an Award-Winning transgender actor, writer and film director – whose first four award winning films, ‘XWHY’, ‘Brace’, ‘Chance’ and ‘Dawn’ have all been nominated for The Iris Prize, and have screened at over 100 festivals worldwide. His recent acting roles include parts in Tom Hooper’s ‘The Danish Girl’ and upcoming web series ‘Spectrum’ and ‘Different For Girls’, …

Exhibition Space – University of the West of England

We would be happy to host a touring exhibition (or similar) at the University of the West of England (Bristol) during LGBT History Month. Please contact Guy Keith-Miller guy2.keith-miller@uwe.ac.uk with any offers Best wishes Guy ______________________________________ Guy Keith-Miller Head of Academy and Trust Partnerships Future Students UWE Bristol Tel:  +44(0)117 328 2233 Web: www.uwe.ac.uk/schoolsandcolleges/