LGBT+ History Month 

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About

LGBT+ History Month runs every year as a staple in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Queer, Intersex and all who fit in the plus of sexuality and gender. Whilst Pride is often seen as a celebratory time, LGBT+ History Month is a focus on role models, community and civil rights.

This year the theme of LGBT+ History Month is Mind, Body, Spirit.  The LGBT Pride (1978) six coloured flag used colours to symbolise the community. The colours symbolise life (red), healing (orange), sunlight (yellow), nature (green), harmony/peace (blue), spirit (purple). 

Recognising the importance of LGBT+ History Month acknowledges the unfair treatment of the LGBT+ community in the past and in the present. 

 

Articles

LGBT+ Icons: Part two

Tue 09 Feb 2021

This month is LGBT+ History Month and it’s an important time to reflect on the past. In this article we focus on LGBT+ Icons past and present.

 
Why do we still need LGBT+ History Month?

Tue 19 Jan 2021

LGBT+ Flags

LGBT+ History Month is recognised every February in the United Kingdom, but why is it still relevant in today's society?

 
Seven moments that matter in LGBT+ History

Tue 19 Jan 2021

two women

This month is LGBT+ History Month and it’s an important time to reflect on the past.

 
 

 

Breaking Barriers

We are putting together videos on LGBT+ Stories. These are viewable by anyone at the University of Greenwich through Microsoft Stream.

 

 

 
 

Useful Links

 

Discover more about LGBT+ History Month and other useful links.

 

 

LGBT+ History Month

 
- LGBT+ History Month (lgbtplushistorymonth.co.uk)
 

University of Greenwich LGBT+ Staff Community

 
- LGBT | University of Greenwich
 

LGBT+ Communities - Greenwich Students' Union

 
- Our central page for LGBT+ students 
 

Hidayah supporting LGBTQI+ Muslims

 
- Muslim LGBT+ Support | https://www.hidayahlgbt.co.uk/ | United Kingdom
 

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline

 
- Home: Switchboard
 

Out for Sport

 
- Out For Sport – LGBT+ Sport
 

Stonewall

 
- Stonewall | Acceptance without exception
 

Channel 4 Pride TV Shows

 
- The Pride Collection
 

Links to resources about respecting people's pronouns

 
- Should you put pronouns in email?
 
- Gender pronouns
 
- Bias-Free Language for Gender
 
- Welcome, singular "they"
 
 

Flags

 

Discover more about LGBT+ flags as put together by the LGBTQ+ Society .