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Every February it's LGBT History Month, and this year the theme is Coded Lives. LGBT people have existed throughout history, but often in a not very visible way. After all, groups who are systematically oppressed by a heteronormative, gender-normative patriarchy rarely have sufficient voice to be heard in a point in time, let along enough voice … Continue reading LGBT History Month 2015
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At the TUC LGBT Conference this year, as a Branch-nominated rep, I introduced a motion condemning the homophobia in Accelerated Christian Education (ACE), a fundamentalist Christian curriculum which is currently taught in between thirty and sixty private schools in the UK, and to an unknown number of homeschooled children. As a survivor of the ACE system of education, I can … Continue reading Accelerated Christian Education ‘Puff Piece’ Published in TES
I was privileged to represent Prospect at the British Library at the recent launch of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month 2015. "Coded Lives" is the theme of the LGBT HM 2015, held every February, and the launch night on 18 November 2015 took that theme at face value! History is often dominated by … Continue reading LGBT History Month 2015 Launch
A great opportunity to see Pride followed by a Q&A with Owen Jones, LGSM founding members, miners strike activists and cast members.
Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen. Lest we forget.
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