Europe LGBT Survey

A pan-European Survey to find out what life is really like for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in different parts of the continent has been launched today. Brought about by the European Fundamental Rights Agency, which funds the Rainbow ECFA Project, the survey will help policy makers understand the commonalities and convergences of Europe’s different nations in order better to …

LGBT Sports Timeline

Please find enclosed the UK LGBT Sports Timeline written by Chris Morgan, Gay Games Ambassador & World Champion Powerlifter, in celebration of UK LGBT History Month 2012. According to Chris: ‘In many ways 2011 was a watershed for gay sports in the UK. LGBT History Month 2012 is once again focused on sports and with the London Olympics just around the corner …

Queen's Gongs Go to LGBT activists

Three LGBT ‘unsung heroes’ have received gongs in the New Year’s Honours. Jeffrey Dudgeon, Liberal Unionist politician and equal opportunities and human rights campaigner, receives an MBE for services to the LGBT community in Northern Ireland. He brought a six year long case against the UK in his defence of the right to enjoy – as a gay man – a private …

Famous Disabled LGBT People

Here is a list of famous LGBT people who have a disability. Disability History Month takes place every year from November 22 – December 21. To add to this list, contact us at website@lgbthistorymonth.org.uk Lord Byron Poet and bisexual.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Byron He was born with a deformity of his foot which affected him all his life. Edith Cooper The  aestheticist poet and writer, who …