February is LGBT+ History Month

14 February 2018

February is LGBT+ History Month and this year focus is all about Geography: Mapping the World – especially important to celebrate this year now that Australia and 16 more central and south American nations will be able to enjoy same sex weddings.

As well as this, 2018 marks many anniversaries for LGBT pride…

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the passing of Section 28, a piece of legislation of which stated councils should not “intentionally promote homosexuality or publish material with the intention of promoting homosexuality” in its school or other areas of their work.

It also marks the 40th Anniversary of the murder shooting of Harvey Milk, the first out-gay elected councillor within the USA and 40th Anniversary of the launch of the Rainbow flag (known commonly as the symbol for gay pride/LGBT pride).

Keep an eye out on your social media to follow a mini posts throughout February to understand and celebrate LGBT+ History Month.

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