Tag Archives: LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month 2020

It’s LGBT History Month and there are a great many events around the country.  Here are some highlights: many have bi-related talks be they about the Bloomsbury group, bisexual community history, the life of William Shakespeare (one of the four icons chosen by the LGBT History Month national organisation this year) or writers exploring depiction of bisexuality in fiction. Most […]

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British Museum’s LGBT exhibition reaches the Midlands

Desire, love, identity: exploring LGBTQ histories – an exhibition of LGBT+ community artefacts and ephemera put together by the British Museum – is touring the UK through late 2018 and early 2019. This week it arrives in Nottingham at the National Justice Museum. From March 15 it moves to Bolton, before spending the summer in Norwich. The organisers promise: “Modern […]

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30 Years On: the UK’s Biggest LGBT Rights Demo

Thirty years ago today Manchester saw the biggest queer rights demonstration the UK had ever witnessed as more than 20,000 people poured onto the streets to protest against Section 28. It was twenty years after the partial decriminalisation of sex between men – and bar the extension of that law to Scotland in 1980 and Northern Ireland in 1982, precious […]

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Bi History Poster

Did you know there’s a bisexual history timeline poster you can download from our website right now? Especially handy during LGBT History Month where it can seem like there are far more LG&T resources than bi ones. It’s one which appeared in BCN issues 141 and 143A, and has a whole heap of bi dates. Ideal for LGBT History Month […]

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6-month LGBT History Exhibition opens

A six-month long exhibition of LGBT history opens in Manchester this weekend with a review of the bisexual history of the city over the past thirty years among the opening events. The People’s History Museum includes more than 100 issues of Bi Community News among its archives of LGBT materials available to researchers all year round. Curated by members of […]

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