LGBT History Month Closes with Landmark Event in Polish Embassy

>Ric Todd, the British Ambassador to Poland, marked the 28th of February by visiting the Polish National Library to see a very special copy of Radclyffe-Hall’s Well of Loneliness. This very early copy of the novel, printed in 1933 in its Polish translation, inspired a young Jewish woman to survive the concentration camp so she […]

Message of Support for LGBT History Month from Leader of the Opposition

>The Labour Party leader Ed Milliband had sent this message of support to LGBT History Month: I am delighted to be supporting LGBT History Month. Despite the progress made towards LGBT equality over the last decade, there is still more work to do. It is hugely important that we recognise and celebrate the role that […]

Scotland: Gay & Lesbian History Trail Planned for Edinburgh Area

>A lesbian and gay ‘history trail’ is being developed in the county by East Lothian Museums Service.The exact format of the trail has still to be decided but a spokeswoman for the local authority said: ” In general terms, the museum service will be looking to identify individuals, events or places that have had a […]

Wiltshire Group Launch Campaign Against Homophobia in Sport

>Wiltshire and Swindon Men’s Sexual Health has dedicated their own poster campaign to LGBT History Month and the issue of homophobia in Sport, with “Show Homophobia the Red Card.” This poster will be sent to all gyms, sports centres, and football clubs across Wiltshire and Swindon, to be seen by a wide audience, promoting discussion […]

Football Fans Would Accept Gay Players, New Research Shows

>Staffordshire University will celebrate LGBT History Month by presenting the controversial findings of a survey into gay footballers, this month. The event will see the authors of the TopFan survey, Professor Ellis Cashmore and Dr Jamie Cleland, speaking about and taking questions on their research. And former Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent, Mike Wolfe, will be hosting […]

Launch of LGBT History Month 2011: Queer Question Time Hosted by Evan Davis

>The BBC’s Evan Davis, presenter of the Today Programme on Radio 4, helps to launch LGBT History Month 2011 in Southwark with Queer Question Time at Southwark Council’s Tooley Street headquarters on Tuesday 1 February 2011. MC Stewart Who? will open the evening at 7pm with a performance from the Pink Singers. This will be […]