February is LGBT+ History Month


LGBT+ History Month is a month-long, annual, celebration and remembrance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, which started in the UK, in 2005.

The LGBT+ Rainbow Flag will be flying from the Council House on Monday 1 February 2021 as a mark of respect and to raise awareness of the celebrated month.

LGBT+ History Month focuses on the celebration and recognition of LGBT+ people and culture; past and present.  It  provides us all with the opportunity to talk about the bigger picture of LGBT+ experience.

What is the theme of LGBT+ History Month 2021?

The theme for LGBT+ History month is Body, Mind and Spirit.

To mark the month, this learning resource celebrates the lives of five selected icons:

  • Maya Angelou
  • Mark Ashton
  • Michael Dillion
  • Lily Parr
  • Mark Weston

Further resources for LGBT+ month including videos, books and online events around the country can be found via the links below.

Let’s all learn more about LGBT+ and enjoy this month-long celebration.