Event Calendar

We do not organise or endorse these events ourselves. Events are organised by individuals or groups who want to celebrate LGBT History Month; the organisers of each event are solely responsible for their own event. We publish these details for your own information only.
Feb
1
Fri
Clothes swap for trans people at the Students’ Union UoM @ Students' Union, University of Manchester
Feb 1 @ 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Clothes swap for trans people at the Students' Union UoM @ Students' Union, University of Manchester

Friday 1st February, 12:30-5:30pm, room 1.5

A place for trans and nonbinary people to refresh their wardrobe in an environmentally friendly and non judgemental space!

If you identify as cisgender and would like to take part in this event, a donation will be asked by the Trans Campaign to cover the cost of the clothes.

The event will take place in room 1.5 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the first floor. Seats will be available on demand.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Conversation Corner LGBTQ+, UoM Students’ Union @ Students' Union, University of Manchester
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation Corner LGBTQ+, UoM Students' Union @ Students' Union, University of Manchester

Friday 1st, 6-8pm, room 1.6

A safe space for LGBTQ+ people to meet, chat, and discuss everything from our favourite films to issues that we face as LGBTQ+ people.

The event will take place in room 1.6 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the first floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
4
Mon
Conversation Corner Lesbian, Bi and Trans Women, UoM Students’ Union @ Students' Union, University of Manchester
Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Conversation Corner Lesbian, Bi and Trans Women, UoM Students' Union @ Students' Union, University of Manchester

Monday 4th, 5-7pm, room 1.6

A safe space for lesbian, bi and trans women to meet, chat, and discuss everything from our favourite films to the issues that we face.

The event will take place in room 1.6 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the first floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
5
Tue
QTIPoC panel discussion, UoM Students’ Union @ Students' Union, University of Manchester
Feb 5 @ 4:02 pm – 7:02 pm
QTIPoC panel discussion, UoM Students' Union @ Students' Union, University of Manchester

Tuesday 5th, 4-7pm, room 1.5

A panel discussion event highlighting the history and lives of QTIPOC (Queer, Trans, Intersex People Of Colour), particularly TPoC (Trans People of Colour).

The event will take place in room 1.5 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the first floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
6
Wed
Conversation Corner Bisexual and Pansexual, UoM Students’ Union @ Students' Union, University of Manchester
Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Conversation Corner Bisexual and Pansexual, UoM Students' Union @ Students' Union, University of Manchester

Wednesday 6th, 3-5pm, room 1.5

A safe space for bisexual and pansexual people to meet, chat, and discuss everything from our favourite films to the issues that we face.

The event will take place in room 1.5 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the first floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
8
Fri
Can You Queer Me In the Back? The Open-Mic @ Students' Union, University of Manchester
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm
Can You Queer Me In the Back? The Open-Mic @ Students' Union, University of Manchester

Friday 8th, 5pm, Theatre space

An open mic night dedicated to showcasing LGBTQ+ talent!
The event will take place in the Theatre of the Students’ Union, which is located on the 2nd floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
11
Mon
Gender, Sex and Sport, Talk by Ted Coward @ Students' Union, University of Manchester
Feb 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Gender, Sex and Sport, Talk by Ted Coward @ Students' Union, University of Manchester

Monday 11th, 2:30-4:30pm, room 2.5

From “kicking homophobia out of football” to rainbow laces, most of us will be aware of LGBT+ activism in sport, but these campaigns often neglect some of the most marginalised among us.

Ted Coward, from Durham University LGBT+ Association and NUS LGBT+ committee, will be talking about the issues that trans, non binary and intersex athletes face both within and outside of a university context. Ted’s talk will be followed by a discussion about some of the pressing issues LGBT+ athletes face today and what we can do going forward.

The event will take place in room 2.5 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the 2nd floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Conversation Corner QTIPOC @ Student's Union, University of Manchester
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Conversation Corner QTIPOC @ Student's Union, University of Manchester

Monday 11th, 4-5:30pm, room 2.2

A safe space for QTIPOC (Queer, Trans, Intersex People Of Colour) to meet, chat, and discuss everything from our favourite films to the issues that we face.

The event will take place in room 2.2 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the 2nd floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
13
Wed
accessibility in lgbtq+ spaces: workshop by Kate Foy @ room LG1, Students' Union
Feb 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
accessibility in lgbtq+ spaces: workshop by Kate Foy @ room LG1, Students' Union

An interactive workshop focussing on the reasons why LGBTQ+ events may be inaccessible, obvious and less obvious things to consider when planning events and communicating with membership, as well as a discussion on ableism and the forms it can take.

The event will take place in Basement 1 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the lower-ground floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Conversation Corner Disabled LGBTQ+ people @ Students' Union, University of Manchester
Feb 13 @ 5:31 pm – 7:31 pm
Conversation Corner Disabled LGBTQ+ people @ Students' Union, University of Manchester

Wednesday 13th, 5:30-7:30pm, room 2.2

A safe space for disabled LGBTQ+ people to meet, chat, and discuss everything from our favourite films to the issues that we face. (Note: “disability” includes chronic illness, mental health, neurodiversity, and both visible and invisible disabilities.)

The event will take place in room 2.2 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the 2nd floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
15
Fri
who are the older lesbians? by Jane Traies @ Room 2.5, Students' Union
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
who are the older lesbians? by Jane Traies @ Room 2.5, Students' Union

Do you know any older lesbians?

Have you ever noticed how LGBTQ+ spaces can be young and when we talk about older LGBTQ+ people we most of the time mean about older men?

If you’re interested in learning more about the older women of our community, join us on this interactive workshop with Jane Traies, an older lesbian, dedicating her research on the experiences of older lesbians.

The event will take place in Room 2.5 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the 2nd floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
18
Mon
conversation corner trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming people @ Room 1.6, Students' Union
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
conversation corner trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming people @ Room 1.6, Students' Union

A safe space for trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming people to meet, chat, and discuss everything from our favourite films to the issues that we face.

The event will take place in Room 1.6 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the first floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
19
Tue
120 BPM : Film Screening and Discussion @ Room 2.5, Students' Union
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
120 BPM : Film Screening and Discussion @ Room 2.5, Students' Union

Join us for a chill screening of “120 BPM”, a film about the 1990s Paris AIDS crisis, followed by a discussion (if you’d like to stay for that)!

The event will take place in room 2.5 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the 2nd floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
20
Wed
Queer Looks Manchester @ Exhibition Space, Students' Union
Feb 20 all-day
Queer Looks Manchester @ Exhibition Space, Students' Union

Inspired by Brighton Museum’s Queer Looks exhibition, for LGBTQ+ History Month 2019 UoM Students’ Union is holding a 3-day long showcase of outfits and accessories worn by members of the LGBTQ+ community in Manchester that express their queerness.

The event will take place in the Exhibition Space of the Students’ Union, which is located on the ground floor. Seating will be available.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
26
Tue
Conversation Corner: Lgbtq+ People of Faith @ Room 2.5, Students' Union
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Conversation Corner: Lgbtq+ People of Faith @ Room 2.5, Students' Union

A safe space for LGBTQ+ People of Faith to meet, chat, and discuss everything from our favourite films to issues that we face.

The event will take place in room 2.5 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the 2nd floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk

Feb
27
Wed
Pride is Political: Panel# @ Room 2.5, Students' Union
Feb 27 @ 5:01 pm – 7:01 pm
Pride is Political: Panel# @ Room 2.5, Students' Union

This February, the NUS LGBT+ Campaign are looking to centre the experiences of groups often left out of mainstream depictions of LGBT+ history, including QTIPOC (queer, trans and intersex people of colour) and trans people under the theme “Pride is Political”. NUS LGBT+ Officer (open place) Rob Noon will be leading a panel discussion on the current political landscape of UK Pride events, providing an alternative vision for transforming Pride beyond a corporate party and into an accessible protest and political celebration. Rob will be joined by: Katie Foy (Disabled Students’ Officer at UoM SU, NUS LGBT+ Campaign), Natalia Ragnhild (University of Sheffield Students’ Union, NUS LGBT+ Campaign), and Chloe Cousins (The Proud Trust).

The event will take place in Room 2.5 of the Students’ Union, which is located on the 2nd floor. This is a seated event.

The building has an access ramp and a lift. If you have any access requirements that you would like to communicate before the event please contact Virginie: virginie.assal@manchester.ac.uk