Join the celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month
This month marks LGBTQ+ History Month – an annual celebration and remembrance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer history. It provides the opportunity to connect and reflect on the past and present, and ensure we are working together to build a safer and more inclusive future. Join us throughout February and get involved in our diverse schedule of events as we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community – we all stand together.
To join, simply click the event links below a few minutes before the event is set to start in order to be admitted. Guests arriving late may not be admitted due to admin demands, so aim to arrive a few minutes early. A MS Teams account is not required, and the call can be accessed online or via the app.
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LGBTQ+ History Month 2022 – Programme of events:
Cucumbers, Emmerdale and the Internet: the unlikely origin stories of our queer lives: a talk by Ariel Chapman – Thursday 10 Feb 2022, 10.00-10.45
For Ariel Chapman it all started with a gay kiss on Emmerdale. For Jendrik Sigwart, he just pushed it aside and didn’t think he liked sex. For Sarah Aston it was the moment her headmaster put a condom on a cucumber. We often talk about ‘coming out’ but what about the bit before, when we have to come out to ourselves? This talk by podcast host Ariel Chapman goes through some of the stories shared on the ‘When Did You Know?’ podcast and whilst our origin stories are as diverse as our community what do these formative moments have in common which we can all learn from?