NEW Interactive Map of LGBT+ Football Supporters Groups Worldwide

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    NEW interactive resource from ‘Just A Ball Game?’ Just in time for LGBT History Month 2018, and in keeping with this year’s geographical theme of ‘mapping our world’, LGBT+ campaign organisation JUST A BALL GAME? have created an interactive map featuring a selection of International LGBT+ Fan Groups around the world to raise awareness and visibility around LGBT+ …

Landmark court ruling orders 16 more countries to make same-sex marriage legal

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by Josh Jackman Pink News: A landmark court ruling has ordered 16 new countries to make same-sex marriage legal. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights reached a decision today on a marriage equality petition submitted two years ago by Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis. 20 countries agreed to follow the court’s rulings when they signed the American Convention on …

Schools OUT UK Says: “Train the Teachers”

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Schools OUT UK released a press release today demanding teachers be trained to deliver new inclusive Sex and Relationships (SRE) Curriculum. In response to The Department for Education’s consultation on the new plans, CEO Tony Fenwick wrote: “We expect a history teacher to have a degree in history and a science teacher to have a degree in at least one of …

“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 …

Stuart Milk to launch OUTing the Past at the People’s History Museum

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Stuart Milk to launch OUTing the Past at the People’s History Museum LGBT History Month Ÿ Sunday 26 February 2017 www.phm.org.uk @PHMMcr     International human rights activist and co-founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation, Stuart Milk will be taking to the stage to talk about his work and to kick off OUTing the Past, a day of events (26 …

The Burnley Buggers’ Ball and Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator – two new plays for February 2017

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Two new plays about Burnley, the forgotten battleground for gay and lesbian rights In the 1970s, Burnley was the UK’s battleground for gay and lesbian rights, with two ground-breaking public struggles at either end of the decade.  To mark the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act (1967), LGBT History Month has commissioned two brilliant new dramas from Inkbrew Productions …

Pride in Nunhead Minifest 20 – 23 June

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  The Ivy House – London’s first co‑operatively owned pub 40 Stuart Road, London SE15 3BE LGBT+ PRIDE IN NUNHEAD As part of its commitment to total community inclusiveness, the Ivy House is hosting a 3-day LGBT+ Pride Minifest June 20th – 23rd.  All events start at 8.30pm, and are free.   Monday, 20th June: Film Night   In a …

LGBT History Month Showcase a “Miracle”

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The LGBT History Month 2016 Showcase, held in Cambridge at Queens’ College on the evening of Thursday November the 26th was nothing short of a miracle. Tony Fenwick, CEO of LGBT History Month opened the evening with an explanation of 2016’s theme: Religion, Belief and Philosophy, followed by Sue Sanders telling everyone about the nationwide LGBT History Festival in February …

LGBT History Month Pre-Launch for 2013

  Mark November the 15th down in your diaries. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) History Month pre-launch is to be held at Bletchley Park this year on that very Thursday.   The event has in the past been held at the Tate Modern, Congress House, The Metropolitan Police Princess Building, The Royal Courts of Justice, The Hackney Free …

Schools OUT Speaks OUT for IDAHO

International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) – the worldwide campaign to eradicate homophobia and transphobia and to decriminalise homosexuality – is held every year on May the 17th. This year  Schools OUT will be joining The Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association (GALHA) by taking part in a panel debate focusing on education to promote diversity and make our communities visible. Before the debate, …