We are delighted to announce that the UK 2024 LGBT+ History Month theme is:
Medicine – #UnderTheScope
The 2024 theme celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically and today.
We want to showcase the amazing work of LGBT+ staff across the NHS and in other healthcare settings, in providing healthcare, especially during the pandemic. Whilst still shining a light on the history of the LGBT+ community’s experience of receiving healthcare which has been extremely complicated leaving LGBT+ people still facing health inequalities even today.
At a time when the LGBT+ community is experiencing a rise in hate crime and hate instances we also encourage you to look ‘Under the Scope’ and listen to LGBT+ peoples’ lived experiences from LGBT+ people.
When you’re planning your events, please remember to include LGBT+ people in all our diversity and add your events to the official LGBT+ calendar. You can easily show your support in person by buying the 2024 Badge and/or lanyard and on social media by including the hashtags: #LGBTplusHM & #UnderTheScope in your post.
We do hope you will join us to celebrate UK LGBT+ History Month 2024.
2024 LGBT+ History Month badge design competition winner
“When I discovered that the theme was medicine, the first thing that came to mind was being protected no matter what and so I expressed this in my badge with the LGBTQ+ flag with a love heart under a stethoscope. This highlights what the LGBTQ+ community has experienced and contributed to throughout history. I am so pleased this design has won, I truly am over the moon” – Alex Gould