LGBT History Month 2014 – The Events Calendar

Are you putting on a show, concert or exhibition for LGBTHM? Or simply looking to support a local event this February? Then take a look at our national Events Calendar!

Arsenal FC shows homophobia not welcome by hosting London schools LGBT sports tournament and showcase

Equality legislation, including the recent Westminster vote on marriage equality, should protect members of the LGBT community against discrimination and abuse.  But, a lack of LGBT role models in professional football means many young LGBT people who play the sport feel uncomfortable and hide their sexuality. It is important therefore that one of the Premier League’s top clubs, Arsenal, are hosting this year’s “Educate and Celebrate” London Schools LGBT sport tournament and showcase.  The club have pledged their support for …

Turing’s Sunflowers

Brief insights into how diversity in spiral pattens in sunflowers could be used to reflect on LGBT diversity in the school curriculum alongside Alan Turing as an LGBT role model.

Does coming out as gay or lesbian at the BBC harm your career?

Chantal Badjie, BBC Diversity Centre Last year the BBC’s cult business editor Robert Peston posted a blog  in which Colin (Lord) Browne, former CEO of BP, speaking at Arup’s staff LGBT network , claimed that the arts and media were much more tolerant of gay and lesbian workers than other working environments such as business and finance. Being openly gay was something Lord Browne never felt he could embrace, until he resigned from BP in 2007. But are the arts …

The Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project

The Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project (NWGLHMP, or The History Project) is an organization which researches, interprets and communicates the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Pacific Northwest for the purposes of study, education and enjoyment.

The GLBT Historical Society Library and Archives

Contain materials primarily about GLBT life in Northern California. We also have some material from under-represented groups from around the world and about GLBT life prior to 1970. Also has pictures of same sex marriages before 2004 .

Isle of Lesbos

On this site you will find a wealth of historical literary material and images celebrating romantic love between women — as well as the joys of sisterhood.