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Tag Archives: LGBT History Month

Scottish LGBT poetry book and film backed by awards

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A book of poems retelling Scottish myths from an LGBT perspective and a film about a young lesbian with telekinetic powers are to be commissioned as part of next year’s LGBT History Month. Poet Rachel Plummer and filmmaker Helen Wright and have each been awarded £7,000 from Creative Scotland to enable them to produce works which will be unveiled in ...

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Highlands celebrate LGBT History Month

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  A successful event was held in the Highlands last week to mark LGBT History month – and another will be staged tomorrow. The Highland LGBT Writers’ Group, which has received funding from LGBT Youth Scotland to commemorate LGBT History Month, has facilitated both events and hopes to host similar cultural and historic attractions in future years. Last Saturday (20th ...

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Dumfries-based charity to mark LGBT History Month

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    A Gay Gordons flashmob is among the commemorations taking place in Dumfries in the next few days to mark LGBT History Month. The flashmob will be appearing in Dumfries High Street on Sunday, and is one of several events which will also be celebrating the official opening of Dumfries and Galloway LGBT Plus – a new charity formed ...

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Glasgow Frontrunners to host Rainbow Run

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  A Glasgow-based LGBTI running club is to host its “Rainbow Run” later this month, To celebrate this year’s LGBT History Month, Glasgow FrontRunners are hosting their annual Rainbow Run on Sunday 21st February. Participants should meet at the Arc: Health and Fitness (Caledonian University) on Cowcaddens Road for an 11am start. The run is open to people of all ...

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A Queer year in the Highlands

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  2015 has been an excellent year in the Highlands, with the main community group achieving great things and with various other cultural initiatives taking place. The vast area, dispersed population and poor transport links have not inhibited us but, on the contrary, have inspired groups and individuals to look at different ways of working. The Highland LGBT Forum has ...

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Playwright receives award to explore Edinburgh’s LGBT history

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Playwright James Ley received the LGBT History Month Scotland’s Cultural Commissions Award to support him in working on a new play exploring Edinburgh’s LGBT history. The announcement comes, just a head of this Saturday’s Pride Edinburgh festival and parade. Ley will spend the year working on a new play which will be performed during LGBT History Month in February 2016. ...

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Campaign asks: do you know your LGBTs?

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The Corner Young People’s Health and Information Service is urging the public to ‘Know your LGBTs’ as part of its most recent health awareness campaign, reports the Brechin Advertiser. The Dundee-based health and information service will be collaborating with LGBT Youth Scotland’s local youth group AllSorts Dundee during the next two months to raise awareness of a range of gender ...

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