February is LGBTQ+ History Month.
LGBTQ+ History Month is a celebration to provide education and insight into the issues that the LGBTQ+ community face by highlighting specific histories, important events and milestones, alongside the people that have made change possible.
The council’s LGBTQ Workers Forum have teamed up with local life coach Sam Adams, who has written and presented a series of short online films focussing on intersectionality and platforming other voices.
Selective documenting of history and culture has been a pervasive issue for centuries, and the stories of LGBTQ+ people of colour are notably underrepresented; not least within the LGBTQ+ community itself.
You'll be able see them all here over the month and by following the LGBTQ Workers Forum on twitter @LGBTQiWF.
The sixth film looks at ‘Responsibility’.
Our library service is also offering a number of online events, workshops and resources to celebrate LGBTQ+ history month.