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LGBT+ History Month

By JForrester 01 Feb 2021

Celebrating LGBT+ history month at UWE Bristol

LGBT+ History Month is an opportunity for all of us to learn more about the histories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the UK.

Throughout February, there are a number of events which mark LGBT+ history month at UWE Bristol and in Bristol.

Students and staff at UWE Bristol, and all those who are organising LGBT+ history month, hope that you can attend some of the events and show your support for the progress LGBT+ people have made through history.



LGBT+ History Month Launch: "Mind, Body and Soul"

Date: 01 February 2021
Venue: Microsoft Teams

Join UWE Bristol to celebrate LGBT+ History Month with a panel of speakers to discuss the national theme of "Mind, Body and Soul".


LGBT+ Society: LGBT History Quiz

Date: 03 February 2021Venue: Online

Join the LGBT+ Society for a quiz dedicated to LGBT history.



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LGBT+ History Month: Sexuality, appearance and visual identities

Date: 05 February 2021Venue: Microsoft Teams

In this talk as part of LGBT+ History Month, Nikki Hayfield will explore the importance of appearance and sexuality.



LGBT+ Society: Talk and discussion with members of the Bristol LGBT+ community

Date: 06 February 2021Venue: Online

Join the LGBT+ Society for talk and discussion with members of the Bristol LGBT+ community, from different backgrounds and roles.



LGBT+ Society: LGBT movie screening

Date: 09 February 2021Venue: Online

Join the LGBT+ Society for an LGBT movie screening – film tbc.

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LGBT+ History Month: Dr Paul Baker talk on the history of Polari

Date: 12 February 2021

As part of LGBT+ History Month join the University of Bristol LGBT+ Staff Network as they welcome guest speaker Paul Baker, celebrating Polari – the language of gay men.



LGBT+ History Month: Art Workshop

Date: 13 February 2021Venue: Microsft Teams

As part of LGBT+ History Month, join members of the LGBT+ Staff Networks from UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol for a free, two-hour online art workshop for people of all creative abilities and experience.

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Queer Yoga

Date: 16 February 2021Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams

Queer yoga is an inclusive yoga class for the LGBTQ+ community and friends.