Kabosh Theatre – OUTing the Past International Festival 2020

Event date(s): 17 June 2020 to 17 September 2020 Kabosh Theatre has been developing their working partnership with OUTing the Past International Festival of LGBT+ History (OTP). The latest project, developed with funding from the Community Relations Council, is the creation of the audio component for the Queering the North touring exhibition: a joint project between Schools OUT(UK), […]

“Have Pride: An inspirational history of the LGBTQ+ movement” By Stella Caldwell

I don’t believe this book will ever find a place on my bookshelf. It has already been passed to family who have plans to pass it to friends and with hope, this book’s message will spread. Have Pride is a whistle stop tour through the highs and lows of LGBTQ+ history. Thankfully, today many LGBTQ+ […]

A RICH AND VARIED ANTHOLOGY: Josephine Corcoran Reviews Filigree: Contemporary Black British Poetry

Full Review here: https://ninearchespress.blogspot.com/2020/06/a-rich-and-varied-anthology-josephine.html?m=1 Adam Lowe is a member of the steering committee of Schools OUT UK, creators of LGBT+ History Month, The Classroom and OUTing The Past. In Adam Lowe’s ‘Boy-Machine,’ a different kind of air travel is contemplated as the myth of Icarus unfolds from three perspectives: the first speaker dreams of the sensual […]

UPDATED 22nd June – Schools OUT UK: #PrideInEducation2020

Schools OUT UK, the education charity working towards equality in education for LGBTQ+ people,  today announces #PrideInEducation, the first-ever global equality inclusion conference aimed at educators, teachers, publishers and anyone looking to make education more inclusive.  This one-day event will take place online on 27th June 2020 and draw together 25 international speakers across six webinars […]

1970 GLF Veterans To March 2020 Pride In London Route

Pride March 27th June 1pm, outside BBC, Portland Place London W1 Please Note – this march is for Veterans only This year’s Pride in London parade has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. But veterans from the London Gay Liberation Front 1970-74, including Peter Tatchell, will march anyway on the same day, along the […]

OTP 2021 To Go Virtual

Understandably the response to the current viral pandemic was to ensure the safety of participants and organisers alike, resulting in the postponement of the last Hubs of the 2020 Festival (OTP Dublin, OTP New York & OTP Boston). The pandemic was brought even more forcefully home when on 1st April our dear colleague Tarlach Mac […]

Just Like Us – School Diversity Week Masterclasses

What are the masterclasses? Our masterclasses are a unique educational opportunity to learn about exciting topics from the experts.  Our experts will be hosting short workshops which will spark your interest and develop your understanding in a range of subjects – anything from film-making to creating a campaign. You’ll also have the chance to ask your questions. We’ll ask […]

New Galop Survey to Better Understand How Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions Impacted LGBT+ People’s Relationships.

Galop has launched a new online survey to help us understand how LGBT+ people’s relationships, both intimate and familial, have been affected by the Covid-19 lockdown measures. The results will shape the support that is being provided and help identify future support priorities.  The survey can be accessed on this link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/galopcovid19                              We […]

David Mitchell

My friend David Mitchell, who has died aged 89 of Covid-19, was a music teacher, artist and activist and a champion of LGBTQ rights, disability rights and the rights of older people. Born in London to Harry Mitchell, a publican, antiques dealer and bit-part actor, and his wife, Edith, David attended King Alfred’s school, Hampstead. […]