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  • LGBT+ History Month 15/28: Roberta Cowell

    Week 3 of LGBTQ+ History Month begins and with it the ever-growing list of our Queeroes. So far, we’ve discovered activists, pacifists, and educationalists.  We’ve seen refugees become saviours.  Literary greats become write offs.  We’ve even seen war heroes labelled...

  • LGBT+ History Month 14/28: Tonie Walsh

    Happy Valentine’s day everyone!  Whether you’re with friends, family, loved ones, or you’re by yourself, I hope the day is an extra lovely love filled one. Speaking of love, as we reach the mid-point of LGBTQ+ History Month, the Queeroes...

  • LGBT+ History Month 13/28: Arsham Parsi

    In the UK, we often take for granted just how lucky we are when it comes to equality.  I for one often forget that, as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I am afforded the rights and privileges that I...

  • LGBT+ History Month 12/28: Stephen Whittle

    [DISCLAIMER] This post touches on sensitive topics including self-harm and suicide and you should not proceed should these subjects cause distress. As we approach the weekend of the second week that is LGBTQ+ History month, I hope that this series...

  • LGBT+ History Month 11/28: Lady Phyll

    It goes without saying that culture is a wonderous and diverse thing.  It’s important for growth, development and making us all better human beings.  Without it, the world would be a terrible place and progress wouldn’t even be a word....

  • LGBT+ History Month 10/28: Jan Morris

    Today’s entrant in the queeroes series was brought to my attention by a former Kaleidoscope member.  She regaled at the significance of their work and the lasting impact they had on the world.  This person has had an exceptional career...

  • LGBT+ History Month 09/28: Barbara Gittings

    We continue the LGBT+ History month celebrations with another chapter in the Queeroes series. Civil activism is often engaged through various means of action.  Whether that’s sit-ins, marches or violence, todays activist took a different approach on this, though she...

  • LGBT+ History Month 08/28: Bayard Rustin

    A new week and a new queero to celebrate in our LGBT+ History Month 28 days of queeros series.  If you have already read all of last week’s editions then please do check them out now.  Not only are they...

  • LGBT+ History Month 07/28: Tanya Compas

    Another day, another Queero.  This series is growing to be more and more interesting as I, and you, learn more about the people who are fighting the good fight for a better world.  And the world is a much brighter...

  • LGBT+ History Month 06/28: Michael Schofield

    It’s Saturday the 06th February and the first weekend of LGBT+ History month.  As part of our Queeroes series, we begin our day with another LGBT+ icon who helped pave the way forward for equality and inclusivity for LGBT+ people. ...