You can also find resources on the schools out website and the stonewall website. The amnesty international uk website has an lgbti rights activity pack.
Lgbt history month is an annual celebration of lgbt history culture and identities marked each february in the uk.
Lgbt history month 2019 uk. Lgbt history month happens in february every year in scotland. 2019 margate film festival oct 23 oct 27 all day margate film festival returns this year with an ambitious packed programme following its sell out debut success last year. As february marks lgbt history month in the uk its important to look at how far the gay rights and civil rights movement has come in recent years.
The associated and growing interest in lgbt history has created a growing public demand for readings of. Celebrate lesbian gay bisexual and transgender identities and their contributions to scotlands culture. This years theme is peace activism and reconciliation in recognition of 50 years since the stonewall riots.
The lgbt history month website has lots of useful background information and resources for schools including toolkits and suggested lessons and details of the theme for each year. 2019 lgbt history month overview video. In the united states it is celebrated in october to coincide with national coming out day on october 11.
Nominate lgbt history month icons for 2020 see more information about criteria for icon selection. The introduction and promotion of lgbt history month uk by schools out uk in 2005 has significantly enhanced and further validated awareness of and interest in lgbt and human rights campaigns of the second half of the 20th century. The awareness month has been celebrated in the us every year since 1994.
Lgbt history month 2019 will hit the uk in february. And equally to acknowledge that there is a long way to go to reach full acceptance. Lgbt history month is celebrated in february in the uk.
Lgbt history month 2019. Currently lgbt history month is a month long celebration that is specific to the united states and the united kingdom. Kwame anthony appiah.
Free to download on this page we also have a limited number of printed packs available to buy through our online shop each year. Each year the proud trust teams up with schools out uk and lgbt history month to write a simple easy to use education and resource pack.