NEWS: US Supreme Court ruling backs protection for LGBTQI workers

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In a landmark ruling, LGBTQI individuals in the US can no longer be fired based on their sexual orientation or gender identity  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS A major win for the LGBTQI community and a landmark in history, the US Supreme Court has ruled that a federal law, which prohibits discrimination based on sex, should be [….]

Browse LGBT+ History Month’s brand spankin’ website

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A fresh lick of (digital) paint for the online resource ahead of February’s jam-packed calendar BY ERIN MANIATOPOULOU. IMAGE THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION. Today, activist and founder of LGBT+ History Month, Professor Sue Sanders, tweeted LGBTHM’s newly launched website lgbthistorymonth.org.uk ahead of February’s rainbowlicious roster of events, and people – there’s so much on there. Aiming [….]

Introducing the queer codebreakers

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“Digital archives are helping LGBTQI communities to take ownership of their stories” BY SHARON WEBB Across the country, individuals and communities (most of whom are volunteers) are collecting, digitising and making available digital objects that capture moments of LGBTQI history – as well as moments of personal histories and herstories. Projects like Queer In Brighton capture [….]

Bird La Bird’s Queer People’s History Show: A hilarious, accessible and eye-opening evening

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 “It’s a hugely important insight into LGBTQ+ history that’ll leave you both enlightened and angry” BY ELEANOR NOYCE The great milestones made by the LGBTQI+ community with regards to equality and acceptance mean that, more often than not, queer history is left by the wayside. Despite movements by the contemporary government towards a more inclusive [….]