Campaigners Call for a Queer Museum in London

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Campaigners in London are to place pink filing cabinets at iconic venues around the capital to call for the city’s first LGBT museum. The calls come as England and Wales mark the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality next year and organisers believe it’s an opportunity to unearth the city’s battle for equality. The cabinets are designed to symbolise …

National Maritime Museum is Reinventing How We Approach LGBTQ+ Stories

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OUTing the Past: (London) @ Royal Museums Greenwich Tuesday 7th February 2017 (18:00 to 21:00 hrs) ‘Everyone’s queer when they leave the pier!’ Last year Royal Museums Greenwich hosted its first LGBT History Month with the National Maritime Museum at the centre. Now the National Maritime Museum is reinventing how we approach LGBTQ+ stories and shining a light on our …

Researching LGBT History in the British Armed Forces Symposium

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OUTing the Past (London) @ Imperial War Museum Saturday 18th February Researching LGBT history in the British Armed Forces symposium This event will provide an intriguing insight into the work of historians who are uncovering the previously hidden histories of LGBT service personnel. Part of the OUTing the Past Festival of LGBT History, it will bring together leading academics and …

AFC Bournemouth Join Bournemouth University Students to Present OUTing the Past 2017

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On Saturday 18th February 2017, the 3rd National Festival of LGBT History, presented by Schools OUT UK, is for the first time coming to Bournemouth as part of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month. The event, ‘OUTing the Past: Bournemouth’ will join other festival hubs around the country in a one day showcase of historical or archival readings and …

Museum of Liverpool Committed to Telling LGBT History for National Festival 2017

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Here, at the Museum of Liverpool, we are committed to telling diverse and hidden histories and ensuring that our collections and displays represent our local communities as much as possible. Many of our recent projects, events and exhibitions, developed in partnership with community groups and organisations, have ensured that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans voices have been heard; many for …

Shrewsbury Stimulates LGBT History Again for 2017

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Press Release Shrewsbury LGBT History Festival 2017 We are delighted to have been invited – once again to take part in the National Festival of LGBT History. Here in Shrewsbury, the festival starts before the weekend when we will be out and about in schools to talk about LGBT lives. In our first year Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell spoke …

Lancashire LGBT Youth Creativity at the Centre of the Preston Hub of the National Festival 2017

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Press release: Preston LGBT History Festival 2017 04/11/2016 Lancashire LGBT, Preston Pride and Lancashire Archives are proud to represent Lancashire as the Preston Hub of the Third National Festival of LGBT History in 2017 with the support of Lancaster Library and the Lancashire LGBT Network Group.  Events will be taking place at three venues in Lancashire including festival theatre at Burnley …

Exeter Pleased to be Part of the National Festival of LGBT History 2017

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Press release: Exeter LGBT History Festival 2017 Date: 02/11/2016 Website: exeterlgbthistory.org.uk Contact: Dr Jen Grove (j.e.grove@exeter.ac.uk); Dr Jana Funke (j.funke@exeter.ac.uk) Follow us on Facebook                                         Follow us on Twitter The City of Exeter is going to be an official hub for The …

A day of free public talks at York Explore Library will reveal hidden LGBT history on Saturday 11th February 2017.

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PRESS RELEASE Contact: Kit Heyam (Lead Coordinator, York LGBT History Month) Email: kit@yorklgbthistory.org.uk Telephone: 07504 690246 31 October 2016 A day of free public talks at York Explore Library will reveal hidden LGBT history on Saturday 11th February 2017. For the second year, York will be hosting the National Festival of LGBT History. Visitors can drop in any time between …

Peter Tatchell Foundation celebrates 5 years of human rights work 

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Huge thanks to all our supporters & donors – You make it possible. Celebrate with us at the Equality Ball on 26 November in London  London, UK – October 2016 “A huge thank you to all our friends and donors. This month the Peter Tatchell Foundation celebrates five years of human rights work – casework, education, research and advocacy. We …