"Let’s learn from our past and keep standing in solidarity" Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month 2023

Published: 16 February 2023

First celebrated in February 2005, LGBT+ History Month is an important event in the UK's diversity calendar and this year the organisers are inviting us to celebrate LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to cinema and film

LGBT+ History Month is celebrated in the UK in February. It was first celebrated in 2005. Each year, LGBT+ History Month has a different theme, with Schools OUT, the founders of LGBT+ History Month UK, providing free resources for education, business, services and organisations.

Photo of University of Glasgow lit up in rainbow colours

This year, LGBT+ History Month celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to cinema and film. Directors, cinematographers, screen writers, producers, animators, costume designers, special effects, make up artists, lighting directors, musicians, choreographers and beyond #BehindTheLens.

Find out more, download a social media banner, or find an event here:

To join the SHW LGBTQ+ working group or find out more information, contact Caroline (Caroline.Haig@glasgow.ac.uk) or Avril (Avril.Johnstone@glasgow.ac.uk), the group’s co-chairs

First published: 16 February 2023