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LGBTQ+ History Month : Home

LGBTQ+ History Month 2021

 

February is LGBT+ History Month –an annual month-long celebration of LGBT+ history.

The 2021 theme for LGBT+ History Month this year is 'Body, Mind & Spirit’ – revealing unheard stories of LGBT+ life.

This guide aims to higlight resources available to anyone wanting to find out more about LGBT+ history and about the LGBT+ community in Brighton.

 

LGBTQ+ BOOKS FROM OUR COLLECTIONS

Library & University Resources

Archives of Sexuality and Gender

The archive illuminates the experiences of LGBTQ individuals and groups of different races, ethnicities, ages, religions, political orientations and geographical locations. (University of Brighton login required)

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Student Union Resources

As part of LGBT+ History Month, we have been working with the LGBT+ Society to ensure you have a wide range of support resources available to you across February. Whether this is showcasing some amazing books that we've found, or perhaps giving you our top Netflix pics when it comes to showcasing your pride throughout the month.

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LGTBQ+ Reading List

Our themed list highlights the books in the library collection dealing with LGBTQ+ issues and history; This is not an exhaustive list - but rather a selection of the resources available. This list is publicly available through the library catalogue.

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LGBTQ+ BoB Video Playlist

A selection of TV programmes looking at LGBT+ stories and history. (University of Brighton login required)

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LGBTQ+ History in Brighton

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Queer In Brighton

Queer in Brighton is a heritage learning project celebrating and promoting the rich cultural life of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in Brighton & Hove. Includes the LGBTQ+ History Club.

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Queer The Pier

The Queer the Pier display celebrates the lives of LGBTIQ+ writers, artists, performers, activists – and ordinary people – who’ve made Brighton & Hove so fabulous.

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Into The Outside

Into the Outside is a queer youth project creating a new digital archive that shares and celebrates stories from LGBTQ+ young people in Brighton & Hove and beyond.

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Brighton Trans*formed

Brighton Trans*formed records, in their own words, the lives and experiences of Brighton & Hove’s Transgender community. Using writing, memories, oral histories and photography, the project offers a snapshot of the rich variety of Trans lives in Brighton & Hove.

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Brighton Ourstory

Our aim is to collect material about our lesbian, gay and bisexual past - and present - and to make sure that our experience is preserved and made visible to the lesbian, gay and bisexual community. (via Wayback Machine)

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