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LGBT+ History Month: Home

LGBT+ History Month 2022


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

The theme for LGBT+ History Month 2022 is Politics and Art - the arc is long

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



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 LGBTQ+ Society

A place for all students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. You are welcome whether or not you're openly out, trying to figure things out, or are simply wanting a safe place to spend time with people who aren't going to judge you for your identity.

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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 Heritage South/Queer In Brighton

Queer Heritage South/Queer in Brighton is a heritage learning project celebrating and promoting the rich cultural life of the 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. In these short films, you’ll hear the Community Curators explain how the show they made came together, what’s in it and the way it helps us all better understand the spirit of the city we recognise so fondly today.

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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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