Urge Ugandan leader: don’t sign anti-gay Bill

Peter Tatchell Foundation: Urge Ugandan leader: don’t sign anti-gay Bill – Repeal the current criminalisation of homosexuality – Respect human rights & the Ugandan constitution. Join the protest urging the Ugandan president to not sign the new homophobic legislation, Wednesday 8 January 2014, 12 noon to 2 pm, Uganda High Commission 58-59 Trafalgar Square (south side) London WC2N 5DX. Nearest tube station: Charing Cross.

Hold the Date!

Keep May the 10th free and get yourselves down to the Schools OUT Conference 2014: celebrating 40 years of working for LGBT people in education! This day will celebrate EVERYONE who has campaigned to make lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people, in all their diversity, visible AND SAFE in education. With guest speakers, workshops and […]

Pride Sports to Open Pride House During Sochi Olympics

In response to a call from the Pride House International coalition, Manchester’s LGBT community is pleased to announce it will be hosting a Pride House on the world famous Canal Street during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. A Pride House in Sochi was banned by Russian judge, Svetlana Mordovina, who described the idea as […]

First Male Same-Sex Kiss: 1927

BrainPickings recently highlighted the first kiss in cinema history. That takes you back to 1896, to a film brought to you by Thomas Edison. Now we rewind the videotape and present the first same-sex kiss in film history (or at least one of the earliest known ones). This Brokeback-before-Brokeback moment took place in the 1927 film Wings […]

History Month 2014: Music – Want to be involved in February 2014 ?

Every year HM is represented by a famous ‘face’, to inspire you to create….this year we have 4! Find information on “Faces of ’14” here – Benjamin Britten, Angela Morley, Bessie Smith, Ethel Smyth. Plus…Are you a music-licensed venue with space available in February during LGBT History Month? Are you an artist/performer/group/band who want to organise an event to celebrate History Month 2014?

LGBT History Month Patrons

Our patrons are: John Amaechi, Basketball player and psychologist Christine Burns, Equality and diversity specialist, podcaster, campaigner Dr Harry Cocks, Social historian and writer Angela Eagle MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Professor Viv Gardner, Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama Professor Martin Hall, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Salford University Sir Ian […]