LGBTQ+ History Month: February 2023

LGBT+ History month celebrates diversity and promotes equality for all.

LGBT+ History month:

  • Raises awareness and advances education on matters affecting the LGBT+ community
  • Works to make educational and other institutions safe spaces for all LGBT+ communities
  • Promotes the welfare of LGBT+ people.
  • Ensures the education system enables LGBT+ people to achieve their full potential, leading to fulfilled lives.

You can show support in many ways. You could make a donation or fundraise, or start conversations with those around you. Together we can make a difference.

For more information and helpful resources, please visit: 

LGBTQ+ Celebrations

  • If you would like to join the LGBTQ+ celebrations this month, explore this calendar of LGBT History Month events here.

LGBTQIA+ Peer Support Group

To meet others in the LGBTQIA+ Islington community, why not attend Manor Gardens Centre free Peer Support group. This takes place on Tuesday evenings. To book your place, contact Emil (They/Them) on or l 07817 055 438.

“The group is a space for people to share, connect with others, meet new friends and more!”

LGBTQ+ Find Support

We have put together a list of helpful resources for further information and support. Please visit:

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex or Asexual (LGBTQIA), gender-fluid, non-binary, nongender, third gender support

“I’ve been LGBTQIA for most part of my life. There is so much warmth to be found in communities.”

– Emil Berleen

The LGBTQ+ History Wallchart

The Forum for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Equality in Further and Higher Education, with a group of trade unions, produced this helpful wallchart for LGBTQ+ History Month.

The wall chart highlights important legal milestones in the UK. It identifies the significant contributions made.

LGBTQ+ History Month – an overview of the past

LGBTQ+ History Month has a National Curriculum related theme. To find out more about past themes, please click here (select a year/theme to discover more).

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