This event is delivered in partnership with Schools OUT UK- an organisation which has led the way since 1974, in striving to make our schools and educational institutions safe spaces for our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) communities.
We are proud to be part of Outing the Past: The National Festival of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans history. This year we will explore themes and concepts relating to the Sexual Offences Act of 1967, 50 years old in 2017.
Pride directed by Matthew Warchus has been selected to close Directors’ Fortnight at the 2014 International Cannes Film Festival on 23rd May.
Set in the summer of 1984, a group of LGBT activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking NUM. But the Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.. Previous British films that have premiered in Directors’ Fortnight include Billy Elliot and East Is East.
Schools OUT UK has been contacted by a film company who are in the process of making a film about the links between the 1984-85 miners’ strike and the LGBT community, and are looking for extras if you’re available between 16th October and 29th November.
The Football v Homophobia Campaign announced today that it will be joined by FARE, Europe’s anti-discrimination campaign for football, to deliver a football conference for fans on tackling homophobia and transphobia in football. The conference is being held in Manchester, UK on 17 August 2013.