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 …

Derek Jacobi and Tom Robinson Interviews from 2nd National Festival of LGBT History

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LGBTv Interviews Online! A couple of interviews filmed by our friends LGBTv from the Second National Festival of LGBT History are now available to view online. See Derek Jacobi’s Interview here:         See Tom Robinson’s Interview here:         10,000 Dresses Also on 7th February, Sir Derek read ’10, 000 Dresses’ by Marcus Ewart and …

An introduction to National LGBT History Festival – Sue Sanders’ introduction

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In February of 2015 we held the first National Festival of LGBT History and the second What is LGBT History and How to Do It conference in Manchester. There were many highlights as we had over 80 presentations in the People’s National History Museum and the new Manchester Central Library. The academic conference had 100 participants from across Europe, North …

6 History Festivals for February 16

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Following the massive success of the first ever LGBT History Festival to be held in the UK, Schools OUT UK is presenting 6 festivals over LGBT History Month in 2016. The festivals cover several regions in England and will cover popular LGBT history presentations by experts in their field, as well as having a presentations for teachers and schools. The festival …

FROM THE CASTRO TO SECTION 28: HARVEY MILK, SCHOOLS OUT UK, AND FORTY YEARS OF EDUCATING OUT PREJUDICE

How can we all make the world more equal for LGBT people? “Hope will never be silent”, said iconic American politician Harvey Milk, who was assassinated alongside colleague George Moscone in 1978. When faced with tragedy, or oppression everywhere, it’s easy to feel powerless and insignificant – both natural responses to seemingly insurmountable problems. Both Harvey himself, and Harvey’s nephew …