Sue Sanders No 54 in The World Pride Power List

Schools OUT and LGBT History Month Co-Chair Sue Sanders has won a place in one of the nation’s most prestigious and authoritative LGBT heroes lists. The World Pride Power List, published by The Guardian and Square Peg Media, awarded Sue 54th place with the words: “Sanders has fought oppression in the public and third sectors […]

IoS Pink List Honours Sportspeople

All of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic participants were honoured in the Independent on Sunday’s Pink List, with Olympic gold medal-winning boxer, Nicola Adams coming first and Paralympic presenter Clare Balding second. Professional campaigner and activist Peter Tatchell deservedly came in at number 3 LGBT History Month patrons Gareth Thomas came in at 19, Christine Burns at 42, Angela Eagle […]

Linda Bellos to Speak at Bletchley Park

Black lesbian feminist and equal rights activist Linda Bellos will speak at Bletchley Park next month as part of a celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people.   The veteran campaigner, whose socialist and inclusionist ideology led her to be branded one of the ‘loony left’ by the Sun in the eighties, will […]

Get ready for the UK's First History Postgraduates' LGBT Conference

A long sought Conference with workshops for History postgraduates who want to look into LGBT people’s histories is to take place at the University of London on November the 7th. LGBT co-chair Sue Sanders will be one of the speakers. Historical work on LGBT or queer “issues” is now more accepted in the academy than […]

The AG Says Goodbye to Sue after 13 Years

LGBT History Month co chair Sue Sanders was awarded a commendation on her last meeting of the London LGBT Advisory Group. Sue helped to found the group in 1999 and has worked on it and supported it with her renowned vigour and commitment for 13 years. During a warm farewell speech thanking her for her […]

Welcome to IDAHO

Today is International Day against Homophobia (IDAHO) and the theme is “Combatting homophobia and transphobia in education and through education”. With that in mind Schools OUT is doing loads of stuff to celebrate. Today co – chair Sue Sanders is running a pilot enrichment course with PGCE students at Manchester Metropolitan University to enable students to […]

LGBT History Month Magazine

The LGBT History Month magazine is available free in electronic copy now. Featuring an interview with Sue Sanders, a report by Tony Fenwick on why we need to focus on sport, an article by Gendered Intelligence on trans youth, a guide to Pride House, Suran Dickson and Diversity Role Models and a host of other […]

Sue Sanders Goes to No. 10

Schools OUT and LGBT History Month co-chair Sue Sanders will be at a reception to hail the success of the LGBT community at 10 Downing Street this afternoon. Celebrating London Pride, but with an eye on achievements in the field of sport, the reception will also include Sarah Williams and Nigel Wood of the Rugby Football League […]