LGBT History Month Premieres New Play On How A Man From Bolton met Queer Literary Hero Walt Whitman

Inkbrew Productions is thrilled to present: The Adhesion of Love as the 2019 national heritage premiere for LGBT History Month. Touring venues in Lancashire, Manchester and Salford 9 February to 31 May.   Written by multi-award winning playwright Stephen M Hornby, The Adhesion of Love tells the extraordinary true story of how an architect’s assistant […]

PHM’s Playwright in Residence to Debut Peter Tatchell Play

New Stephen M Hornby work focusing on the infamous Bermondsey by-election to be performed during LGBT History Month 2019 @PHMMcr People’s History Museum (PHM) has appointed award winning Manchester writer Stephen M Hornby to be a Playwright in Residence in a project supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) through the North Weston […]

Sue Sanders & Schools OUT UK Archive Launch – VIDEO UPDATE

Sue Sanders and Schools OUT UK Archive Celebration Location – Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4QH Short YouTube Video: Complete YouTube Video: Videos thanks to Julian Langham https://julianlangham.co.uk/ The archive of Sue Sanders and Schools OUT UK is now available for all to use as part of the LGBTQ+ Collections at Bishopsgate Institute, following its Launch on Wednesday […]

LGBT History Month 2019 to Launch with Queer Beyond London

The Launch of LGBT History Month 2019 is ready to rolll and this year we’re twinning with Queer Beyond London to make it a really special event. The Launch will be hosted by The British Library on Wednesday the 14th of November from 5.30 onwards. The theme will be Peace, Reconciliation and Activism. The evening will […]

LGBT History Month Patron Sir Ian McKellen Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The Gay Times Lifetime Achievement Award has gone to Sir Ian McKellen, one of the first patrons of LGBT History Month. The award, which was announced at The Gay Times Awards Ceremony 2018 at The walker Gallery in Liverpool. He spoke proudly of his total coming out 30 years ago, which resulted in his photo […]

BHM 2018 – 'Bayard And Me'

Bayard Rustin is often considered the forgotten voice of the US black civil rights movement. Despite being Dr Martin Luther King’s right-hand man, being openly gay in an era of segregation meant he was doubly discriminated against. The only way for Bayard  to legalise his relationship was to adopt his partner. Bayard & Me is a […]

LGBT Faces of 2019 Revised

As we have been unable to find clear evidence that poet James Kirkup was actually bisexual rather than being a gay man, we decided in the interests of fair representation, that we would replace him with the face of someone who had clearly described their bisexuality – no matter how briefly. As such we now […]

OTP2019 – The Biggest Yet! Applications Welcome!

A word from Sue Sanders: We are thrilled to announce our invitation to you, our supporters, to tell your stories, share your research on LGBT History as part of our biggest OUTing The Past celebration yet –  20 venues including across not just the UK and Ireland, but Norway, Sweden and New York as well! […]