Rodney Wilson in conversation with Sue Sanders

The latest video on the LGBT+ History Month YouTube channel features Professor Sue Sanders, our Chair, in conversation with Rodney Wilson. Rodney is the Missouri teacher who created LGBT+ History Month in the USA, back in 1994. This piece on Rodney is from UMSL Daily, in 2015 Rodney Wilson was a graduate student at the […]

Queer Britain – ‘Open Letters’ Campaign

I wanted to reach out on behalf of Queer Britain, a charity working to create the UK’s first national LGBTQ+ museum.  Throughout history, the experiences of LGBTQ+ people have often been erased, overlooked or marginalised, leaving a gap in our national story. To change this and ensure that future generations can see themselves represented in history, Queer […]

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), […]

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 […]

History Month 2021 Is Go! PHSE – Body, Mind, Spirit

Dan Vo’s Museum At Home Podcast with Sue Sanders In 2017, the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality, we chose ‘PHSE, Citizenship and Law’ as our theme. For 2021, we are returning to PHSE, but to highlight some other aspect of its syllabus – namely physical and mental health.  The Five Faces For 2021 –  […]

Voices & Visibility is Online!

To mark IDAHOBIT 2020 (International Day Against Homo, Bi, Intersex and Trans phobia) Schools OUT UK, founder of LGBT+ History Month, is proud to announce the release of an LGBT+ website produced by Voices and Visibility – Uncovering Hidden Histories. Voices and Visibility has brought online the wallchart originally released in 2016. It highlights important […]

Wales LGBT+ History Month Roundup

Norena Shopland When Sue Sanders asked me to do a roundup of events that had happened in Wales for LGBT+ History Month, I thought yeah, that’s straightforward. As a historian of Welsh sexual orientation and gender identity history I do try and keep abreast of events, attend many, and speak at a lot. However, having […]

Tarlach Mac Niallais – Belfast-born LGBT+ activist dies in New York of Coronavirus

Family of north Belfast man who died in New York from coronavirus speak of their ‘immense’ loss The family of a north Belfast-born man who died in the United States from coronavirus have spoken of their “immense” loss. Tarlach Mac Niallais (Terry Nellis), who was originally from the Newington area but lived in New York, […]