Making Bi History

>To celebrate 30 years of UK bi activism, two bisexual history events are planned for this February, as part of LGBT History Month. The first, ‘20th Century Bi’, will take place in London’s Conway Hall. Writer and blogger Sue George (Women and Bisexuality, Bisexuality and Beyond) will lead a panel of speakers discussing bisexuals and bisexuality in the twentieth century. …

History MonthMaking Bi History

Official Northern Pre-Launch of History Month: 27 January 2011

>The University of Salford is proud to be hosting the official Northern launch of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month (LGBT) 2011. The launch day features an exciting programme of events aimed at kicking homophobia out of Britain’s schools. Local schools will take part in equality focused sports master classes with world class coaching from John Amaechi, former NBA …

History MonthOfficial Northern Pre-Launch of History Month: 27 January 2011

Sports Stars Take Part in LGBT History Month Official Northern Launch

>Sports stars from the world of rugby, cricket and basketball will headline the official northern launch of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month on 27 January at the University of Salford – with a focus on reducing the levels of homophobia in schools. Fitting with LGBT History Month’s sports theme, psychologist, New York Times best-selling author and former …

History MonthSports Stars Take Part in LGBT History Month Official Northern Launch

US Senate Lifts ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Gay Soldier Ban

>The US Senate has approved landmark legislation allowing openly gay people to serve in the military. Senators voted 65-31 to overturn the 1993 “don’t ask, don’t tell” law, which bars gay people in the military from revealing their sexual orientation. The House of Representatives had already approved the repeal bill. President Barack Obama says he is looking forward to signing …

History MonthUS Senate Lifts ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Gay Soldier Ban

LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes

>Unfortunately we won’t be able to bring you our weekly round up of upcoming LGBT programmes on the radio and television, this week. Our apologies for the inconvenience this may cause.

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Baynham Killers Found Guilty

>The killers of Ian Baynham have been found guilty of manslaughter. Ruby Thomas, 18, of Lichfield, Staffs, and Joel Alexander, 20, of Thornton Heath, southeast London, beat and kicked Ian Baynham, 62, and stamped on his head in a homophobic assault, causing such injury that he died 18 days later. The attack took place in late September 2009, and shocked …

History MonthBaynham Killers Found Guilty

FIFA Condemned for Lack of Gay-friendliness

>The Gay Football Supporters’ Network has condemned FIFA for its decision to allow Qatar to host the World Cup in 2022. The middle eastern nation was awarded the honour despite its poor human rights record and the fact that homosexuality is criminalised in the country and carries a penalty of up to 5 years in prison. Read the full story …

History MonthFIFA Condemned for Lack of Gay-friendliness

Trans Women Golfers Can Compete

>The US Ladies Professional Golf Association L.P.G.A. players have voted to eliminate the tour’s requirement that players be “female at birth” and to allow transgender athletes to compete, less than two months after a transgender woman sued the tour in federal court, arguing that the rule violated California civil rights law. The L.P.G.A. was sued in October by Lana Lawless, …

History MonthTrans Women Golfers Can Compete

Bulletin No 79

>The latest edition of the LGBT History Month bulletin is now available, as usual packed-full of news, information, notices of upcoming events and quotations. To access the latest bulletin please click on one of the links below: word document pdf file (you can also right click on the links and “save target as”) You can view all previous bulletins here …

History MonthBulletin No 79

LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes

>Unfortunately we won’t be able to bring you our weekly round up of upcoming LGBT programmes on the radio and television, this week. Our apologies for the inconvenience this may cause.

History MonthLGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes