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Join Students’ Union at Bournemouth Union and Bournemouth University as we present our LGBT History Month public lecture with Stuart Milk.
Stuart Milk is an international human rights activist and youth advocate. He is the co founder and Executive Chair of the Harvey Milk Foundation. As the nephew of Harvey Milk, the iconic civil rights leader, Stuart has taken his uncle message of authenticity, example of courage and the power of collaboration onto the global stage supporting local, regional and national human rights struggles and emerging LGBT communities on the ground in over 60 nations on six continents.
Stuart, was the official surrogate on LGBT rights for US President Barack Obama and he successfully led campaigns for the establishment of the now annual Harvey Milk Day state holiday in California, he accepted the highest civilian honor in the US, the Medal of Freedom on behalf of his uncle, from President Obama. He has led historic campaigns to have Harvey memorialized on a US Postage forever stamp and a newly commissioned US Navy ship, the first LGBT person to receive either honor.
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International human rights activist Stuart Milk is holding a free talk at Bath’s Guildhall as part of LGBT History Month.
Throughout February events across the UK are being held to mark world Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) History Month.
Stuart Milk, nephew of the former San Francisco mayor and civil rights activist, Harvey Milk, has dedicated his life to travelling the world advocating for LGBT people.
He will be in the Brunswick Room, at the Guildhall, on Wednesday February 21 from 7-8.30pm giving a talk on ‘Global LGBT Rights and the Power of Your Story.’ Bath & North East Somerset Council is hosting the talk which is free.
Councillor Paul Myers (Conservative Midsomer Norton Redfield) Cabinet Member for Economic and Community Regeneration, said: “As the co-founder and executive of the Harvey Milk Foundation, Stuart has supported local, regional and national human rights in more than 60 nations on six continents. We are looking forward to welcoming him to Bath during LGBT History Month.”
Stuart Milk received the Presidential medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama in August 2009 on behalf of his uncle.
If you would like to attend the event on 21st February, or you need more information or have any particular access requirements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For details of other events being held in Bath and North East Somerset, please visit the Council’s LGBT history month pages go to
Stuart Milk joins us on 22 February to deliver his talk “Global LGBT+ Rights and the Power of Your Story.”
Stuart is an international human rights activist and youth advocate. He is the co-founder and Executive Chair of the Harvey Milk Foundation.
As the nephew of the iconic civil rights leader Harvey Milk, Stuart has taken his uncle’s message of courage and authenticity to the global stage. As a passionate advocate of civil rights Stuart has supported local, regional and national human rights in over sixty nations on six continents.
The Richmond Lectures are the University’s flagship public lecture series. Now in their third year, they aim to promote cross-disciplinary discussion by hosting leading thinkers and speakers.
The Richmond Lectures are made unique by the fact that speakers are nominated and invited solely by students.
The series takes place each year at the Richmond Building, home of the Students’ Union, and are free to attend for students, staff, and the public.
Find out more about previous and upcoming speakers here atwww.bristolsu.org.uk/