Prejudice and Pride, a book of personal LGBT histories, was launched in Manchester at The people’s Museum on February 28th at an event held by LGBT Youth North West. The group’s director Amelia Lee said: “An LGBT activist and civil rights history from the 1960′s to the 2000′s has had a huge impact on our […]
A new resource for teachers of English as a Second Language (ESOL) who want to raise LGBT awareness has been launched by Morley College and is available free. Prepared by Morely College, the London music college that hosted the LGBT History Month Music Showcase in February 2014, the Educate Out Prejudice lessons and resources are the […]
Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners in their protests for ‘Coal not Dole’ – During the 1984-1985 miners strikes ‘Coal not Dole’ was vocalized, printed and worn by striking miners and their supporters. LGSM was born out of a meeting held at the University of London Student Union following an impromptu collection for striking miners at the 1984 Gay Pride March.
Reclaiming dancehall from the homophobes – A new generation of gay Londoners are getting down to hardcore Jamaican sounds. Dancehall’s old guard are losing ground to newer artists with no time for such prejudices, and a fresh generation of gay DJs and clubbers have started looking beyond the outdated narrative that dancehall = homophobic.
Homophobic bullying is still taking place in schools and teachers are turning a blind eye – according to a Conservative MP. Speaking at a Westminster debate he called to discuss the issue on Tuesday June 12th, Iain Stewart, MP for Milton Keynes South, spoke of a meeting he attended with young people in the town […]
>This year’s Euro Pride Youth games will be taking place in Manchester between the 10th and 13th of June. The games are a six-day sport and physical activity event. The programme also comprises a human rights conference and social activities. The event is open to young people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Trans. […]