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LGBT+ History Month

With a different theme each year, LGBT History Month is celebrated in February in the UK and around the world including the USA, Berlin, Greenland, Brazil, Australia, and Hungary. The overall aim of LGBT History Month is to promote equality and diversity for the benefit of the public. This is done by:

  • Increasing the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (“LGBT”) people, their history, lives and their experiences in the curriculum and culture of educational and other institutions, and the wider community
  • Raising awareness and advancing education on matters affecting the LGBT community
  • Working to make educational and other institutions safe spaces for all LGBT communities
  • Promoting the welfare of LGBT people, by ensuring that the education system recognises and enables LGBT people to achieve their full potential, so they contribute fully to society and lead fulfilled lives, thus benefiting society as a whole.

LGBT History Month | LGBT History Month (UK)
LGBT History Month | Wikipedia
Timeline of LGBT history in the United Kingdom | Wikipedia
The Story Behind the First LGBT History Month | Advocate | 2 Sep 2015
Gay History and Literature (Essays) | Rictor Norton
The UK LGBT Archive | The UK LGBT Archive

Gay's the Word (Facebook) | Gay's the Word

Camden and Islington LGBT History Month

Camden and Islington LGBT History Month coordinated by Camden LGBT Forum is believed to be largest single contribution to this event in the UK. The theme for 2018 is geography.

Camden and Islington LGBT History Month Events Diary 2018 | Camden LGBT Forum

As a precursor to Camden and Islington LGBT History Month to promote the event, Three Flying Piglets has made a several short films over recent years with local volunteers both in front of and behind the camera.

Flash Mob Feast | Three Flying Piglets | 2017
Together - We Make LGBT History | Three Flying Piglets | 2015
I'm Going | Three Flying Piglets | 2014
Jimmy Somerville Message for I'm Going  | 2014
I'm Going - Extended Version | Three Flying Piglets | 2014

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