A 3 Minute Theatre play ‘This Is How We Got Here’ has been filmed, showing the history of LGBT Youth North West, a youth group supporting Manchester and the wider community since 1974. Alongside the play there are talking heads interviews with LGBT History Month Chair Sue Sanders, who discusses the political processes that led […]
A play that exposed the extent of hypocrisy around male homosexuality and the establishment in mid-twentieth century England is to be revived and shown in the West End. Another Country, which gave a fictionalised account of the lives of a young Guy Burgess and the less well-known John Cornford, is showing at Trafalgar Studios from […]
We’re Going! Are You? Camden LGBT Forum announces WORLD’s largest program for LGBT History Month 2014: The London Boroughs of Camden and Islington are to host the world’s largest program for LGBT History Month throughout February 2014. The program is put together by Camden LGBT Forum with the support of Camden and Islington Councils and a team of highly dedicated volunteers. This month is about celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans histories. The theme is music but events cross genres of film, poetry, science, biography and art.
Through Her Eyes – a film about transphobia. Lily Padma and Team are a small team of transgender volunteers working very long hours alongside normal jobs to produce a short film, and linked campaign. Their aim is to create a greater sense of empathy and understanding towards the trans* community; they want to reduce the number of young trans* individuals who have had to live through abuse and discrimination, as they have.
Sir John Dermot Turing spoke movingly of his uncle’s arrest – on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation – and subsequent appalling treatment at the hands of the legal system in the 1950s in a speech that rounded off a fantastic array of events and speeches at the Pre-Launch of LGBT History Month 2013 […]
SCREEN AWARD-WINNING SHORT FILM SERIES FOR FREE DURING LGBT HISTORY MONTH 2013 Are you planning your LGBT History Month events or got room for a special screening? Well, THE DEVOTION PROJECT – the brainchild of filmmaker Antony Osso – has teamed up with LGBT History Month so you can show these brilliant short films, […]
Call Me Kuchu is in cinemas on November 2nd, and Picturehouse have chosen the film for their Pic Docs Discover Tuesday event for November. The film will screen in Picturehouse cinemas across the UK on the evening of November 6th, and will be your only chance to catch this must-see doc in many cities. Call […]
Members of a Liverpool youth group have won a European award for a short film exploring discrimination and inequality in sport. Young people aged 13 to 16 from GYRO (Gay Youth ‘R’ Out), a group for young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), made the one-minute film, called ‘Sport […]