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From the Castro to Section 28: Harvey Milk, Schools OUT UK, and forty years of Educating Out Prejudice

By Festival Team on 5 Feb 2015

How can we all make the world more equal for LGBT people? “Hope will never be silent”, said iconic American politician Harvey Milk, who was assassinated alongside colleague George Moscone in 1978. When faced with tragedy, or oppression everywhere, it's easy to feel powerless and insignificant – both natural responses to seemingly insurmountable problems.

Stuart Milk will be appearing at the First National Festival of LGBT History, to talk about the Milk Foundation's legacy changing rights for people around the world.

A Very Victorian Pub Quiz

By Festival Team on 2 Feb 2015

Do you know what a 'pose plastique' is?  It's got nothing to do with rubber…

The First National Festival of LGBT History invites you to a pub quiz like no other: a historical sex quiz. LGBT Historian, Jeff Evans, will be delving into the steamy history of sex to find questions that both challenge and offend.

Russell T Davies announced as Patron of ‘A Very Victorian Scandal’

By Festival Team on 23 Jan 2015

Man of the moment, Russell T Davies, writer of Cucumber, Queer as Folk and Doctor Who has been announced as a patron of A Very Victorian Scandal.

A Very Victorian Scandal (#AVVS) is a groundbreaking, new theatre project, which will be performed at three sites over St Valentines Weekend 2015 in Manchester.

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