Happy LGBTQIA+ History Month! Check out this list of events to help you learn and celebrate


Happy LGBTQIA+ History Month! Check out this list of events to help you learn and celebrate

This month is for celebrating everything about the diverse LGBTQIA+ community, getting educated about the too-often hidden and denied LGBT+ history of this country and acknowledging how far we as society still have to go.

See below for a list of webinars, events and videos celebrating this month:

Check out LGBT+ History Month‘s YouTube channels for LGBT+ History related month talks and videos.

Visit Outing The Past and see their month of programmes and talks about the hidden or even denied history of how past generations have experiences and understood love and gender.

ELOP & Tower Hamlets LGBT+ Forum are working together to present LGBT+ History Month Events, a series of free online events across History Month 2021. There will be panel discussions, dance tutorials, writing workshops and historical social media posts every day. For more information email events@elop.org

On 11 Feb join brilliant writers Randa Jarrar and Afshan D’souza-Lodhi to discuss fat, queer, Muslim womanhood and Jarrar’s new book Love Is An Ex Country

Join Birmingham LGBT for RANG Zoom social group for South Asian & Middle Eastern gay, bi, trans and queer men. Rang group runs online on Zoom every 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month, 5pm – 6.30pm. Rang is a safe space to meet others and discuss a range of topics selected by you. Every 3 months they invite an external guest speaker and/or try out creative ways of discussing topics. Book on here.

Be The Change is a free LGBTQ+ workshop running Sat 6 Feb which aims to help participants with self-care and equip them with the tools needed for setting intensions and goals. Join them to explore success through different lenses. Book on here.

Join four activists on who took part in Gay Liberation Front London movement in the early 1970s on Mon 8 Feb as they consider the impact of GLF on their own lives and the LGBTQ+ community in the UK. Though its time as a political collective was short, the impact of GLF, through newspapers, pamphlets, phone lines, discos, demonstrations, communes, street theatre and marches, lasted long after it stopped organising in late 1973. Generations of LGBTQ+ people in the UK would come to understand their oppression by society through the work of GLF. Book on here.