February is LGBT+ History Month – an annual month-long celebration of LGBT+ history.
The theme for LGBT+ History Month 2023 is Behind the Lens – celebrating LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to cinema and film from behind the lens. Directors, cinematographers, screen writers, producers, animators, costume designers, special effects, make up artists, lighting directors, musicians, choreographers and beyond.
This guide aims to highlight resources available to anyone wanting to find out more about LGBT+ history and about the LGBT+ community in Brighton.
Photo credits: Davey James Clarke; Rafael Pavarotti; Christa Holker; Mamadi Doumboya; Gregg DeGuire/WireImage/Getty Images; Ron Eschel/AP; Jeff Vespa/Getty Images; Gamma-Rapho/Getty; Betrand Noel/SIPA/Rex/Shutterstock; Cheryl Dunye; Janette Beckman/Getty Images; San Francisco Chronicle/Carlos Avila Gonzalez; Daniel Bergeron
Services to support LGBTQ+ students at the University of Brighton. Includes information about LGBTQ+ Student Society, support for trans and nonbinary students and for LGBTQ+ students estranged from their family, and information on how to disclose incidents of discrimination, bullying and harassment
Contains over three million pages of fully searchable, rare and unique primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. The archive illuminates the experiences of LGBTQ individuals and groups of different races, ethnicities, ages, religions, political orientations and geographical locations (UoB login required)
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.
A selection of movies that reflect the 2023 LGBT+HM theme of 'Behind the Lens'. Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is a media streaming service where you can record, watch, and make clips from television and radio programmes (UoB login required)