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LGBT History Month 2020 comes to an end

By |2020-02-08T18:38:21+00:00February 8th, 2020|News, Online Events|

LGBT History Month 2020 comes to an end This concludes our modest contribution to sharing the life and work of inspirational LGBT writers. We wanted to celebrate those who dared, who sacrificed so much, sometimes even their life so their voices could be heard and so that one day we wouldn’t have to. So let’s [...]

LGBT History Month 2020: Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936)

By |2020-02-08T18:26:19+00:00February 8th, 2020|News, Online Events|

Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936) ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤   Federico Garcia Lorca was a Spanish poet and writer whose work was known to be part of a movement of avant-garde forms of expression. Gay and reportedly in love with Salvador Dali, Garcia Lorca included a lot of homoromantic themes in his writings, which led his work to be [...]

LGBT History Month 2020: Jackie Curtis

By |2020-02-08T18:15:22+00:00February 8th, 2020|News, Online Events|

Jackie Curtis  (1947-1985) We continue to share the life and work of amazing LGBT+ writers by speaking about Jackie Curtis. She was an American actress and playwright. Best known for being one of  Andy Warhol’s muses, she also wrote numerous plays, such as Glamous, Glory and Gold, Femme Fatale or Amerika Cleopatra. She grew up [...]

LGBT History Month 2020: Why Poetry, Prose and Plays

By |2020-02-08T18:07:19+00:00February 8th, 2020|News, Online Events|

Why Poetry, Prose and Plays? You very well might already be convince of that, but just in case, we’ll say it one more time: representation matters. And now louder for the people at the back: REPRESENTATION MATTERS. There we go. But why? Well, many reasons. First of all, do you remember when you were a [...]

LGBT History Month 2020: Audre Lorde (1934-1992)

By |2020-02-07T11:14:16+00:00February 7th, 2020|News, Online Events|

Audre Lorde (1934-1992) Audre Lorde , born in New York city to West Indian immigrant parents, was an American poetess and activist. She described herself as “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet” and indeed those words could not express more perfectly the essence of this incredible woman. She dedicated both her life and work to combat [...]

LGBTHistoryMonth 2020: James Baldwin (1924-1987) 

By |2020-02-06T16:09:55+00:00February 6th, 2020|News, Online Events|

James Baldwin (1924-1987)   The first inspirational author of this LGBT History Month is James Baldwin, American novelist, poet, playwright and notable figure of the civil rights movement. Baldwin grew up in Harlem  and was openly gay. His work is imbued with intersectionality: he wrote numerous pieces on the beauty and complexity of identity, describing the influence of race, sexuality and class.    “No [...]

What is Cis Privilege?

By |2019-11-10T17:45:12+00:00November 10th, 2019|News, Online Events|

What is Cis Privilege? On 20th November is Transgender day of remembrance. Watch out for an insightful article on 20th November on Outline's social media from one of our experienced volunteers. A useful piece of information to share with you ahead of this. Cisgender privilege - what is it and how this affects people who [...]

Talking about Tran Remembrance 20th Nov

By |2019-11-10T16:57:17+00:00November 10th, 2019|Helpline Information, News, Online Events|

Transgender day of remembrance  - 20th Nov 2019 With the world of transgender very much hitting the headlines recently and to be honest not in the way it should be, I feel maybe people will think this is a new thing or or new day being created. The 1st is coming up to twenty years [...]

A look back at IDAHOBT 2019

By |2019-06-23T15:41:35+01:00June 23rd, 2019|News, Online Events|

So what was IDAHOBT All about in 2019? An outline volunteers reflection on IDAHOBT 2019 IDAHOBT developed as an opportunity to raise awareness of the human rights of LGBTIQ+ people but it is also a chance to celebrate our diversity. Many organisations take that chance to release reports about the situation of LGBTIQ+ rights and [...]

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