LGBT History

Historical blog posts and articles from KitschMix on the Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Gay Community around the World – LGBTQ Community

Making Space For Queer People of Colour

The following post, part of HRC’s Black History Month series, comes from Joseph Ward: “There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” – Audre Lorde When I came out as a gay, Black, Latino, I didn’t fully know what that would mean. At…

Same Sex Partnerships Evolving

As the public eye seems to change its view on same-sex couples and marriage, political leaders have had to pay more attention to the wants and needs of more acceptance towards their lifestyles, involving legal protections to the individuals to ensure no one is injured by someone who disagrees with…

LGBT History Month

So it’s February, which means one thing, its LGBT History Month. This fantastic calendar event is here to celebrate the lives and achievements of the LGBT community; celebrating its diversity and the society as a whole. It is an opportunity to celebrate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) lives and culture…

How LGBT History Month can change attitudes

What’s the campaign called?  LGBT History Month is an event first marked in Scotland a mere nine years ago to coincide with the abolition of Section 28, which prohibited local authorities and schools from discussing lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) lives. LGBT History Month is managed and promoted by LGBT…

LGBT History Month @University of East Anglia

This year the university will be presenting a number of events in support of LGBT History Month –  All talks are free and they take place in Arts 2.02 at 7 pm. Visit www.uea.ac.uk/literature/engagement/lgbt-history-month Music in Queer Fiction – Dr Clare Connors – 3 February 2014 When music is described in novels…