Tag Archives: History
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to put LGBT history on the school curriculum and protect gay bars from property developers, as he launches his LGBT manifesto. Mr Corbyn is re-running for the party leadership amid a challenge from MP … Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Schools Film Competition – Out And Inspirational. We have the rules finalised for our film competition. We’re asking schools around the country to make a short film about a British LGBT rights campaigner, plus the life of inspirational US campaigner Harvey Milk. The film is being run in conjunction with The Harvey Milk Foundation. Closing date 20th July 2014. Continue reading
Another huge success, the day was hosted by the magnificent University of Birmingham, with children’s workshops in the morning and a extremely entertaining and moving two-hour show in the evening, hilariously introduced by comedien Brbara Nice. Continue reading
A teacher in Scotland who told students that “Hitler wasn’t all bad”, because he killed gay people, has been struck off. Continue reading
Radio 4 – black poet Dean Atta explores how, in 2013 the ‘N’ Word still arouses strong emotions. He talks to other black artists inluding Steven K Amos and Reginald D Hunter. Continue reading
LGBTHM 2014 is dedicated to ‘Music’. The day will be a community educational celebration of all things music and LGBT. The event takes place at Birmingham University on November 28th Continue reading
The 2013 Black History Month events programme is out now! Talks, tours, trips, films and more throughout October Continue reading
Valarie Morris, composer and founder of Sandscape Publications has published online a biography of Dame Ethel Smyth, one of the four ‘faces’ of LGBT History Month 2014. The site is a valuable resource for teachers considering celebrating HM next February, and are looking for ideas.