Terry Reed

Terry Reed OBE, JP, BA (Hons), MCSP, SRP, Grad. Dip. Phys. On 20th June, 2021, Terry Reed finally lost her long battle with Cancer and we, GIRES, and the wider transgender community, lost one of their fiercest, and most able advocates. Terry entered the field of gender advocacy in 1997, when she and her husband […]

Lesbian Visibility Week 2021

Thank you for supporting Lesbian Visibility Week 2021!  Week Information This years Lesbian Visibility Week takes place on 26th April – 2nd May 2021. Although Lesbian Visibility Day began in 2008, Linda Riley and DIVA magazine launched Lesbian Visibility Week in 2020 to create a week long celebration of LGBTQI women and non- binary people […]

GROWING UP NEEDING THE PAST – An Activist’s Reflection on the History of LGBT+ History Month in the UK

From SQS, a Finnish LGBT+ Magazine. This issue features this piece from Schools OUT UK Chair Sue Sanders. Patron Dan Vo discusses “The Compassionate Way: Towards Trans and Non-Binary Inclusive Narratives in Museums” (click on the link and scroll down for Dan’s piece) by Sue Sanders Thinking back, when growing up in London in the […]

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 […]

Masculinity and the Ruling of the World – Denise Thompson

Author Talk Friday 7 August from 10 am on zoom Join us via Zoom for a conversation with Denise Thompson, the author of Masculinity and the Ruling of the World. This event is presented by the Feminist Legal Clinic and The Women’s Library, and hosted by Anna Kerr. This is a free event. Register on the Humantix event page so that […]

Gaby Charing

We sadly heard recently of the passing of Gaby Charing. Gaby was one of the founders of Southwark LGBT Network in 2002 and she and her partner Liz have been instrumental in the success of the Network as well as the Southwark LGBT Forum ever since, and have supported the local LGBTQ+ community in so […]

Comic Relief and UK Pride

Jay Stewart – Gendered Intelligence Lady Phyll Opoku-Gyimah – Black Pride Sue Sanders – Schools OUT UK Glynn Fussell – Sink The Pink took part in a Zoom conference along with Louka, a representative of Comic Relief, to learn more about LGBT+ issues and to consider various questions about LGBT+ Pride in the UK, given […]

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 […]

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 –  […]