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February marks LGBT+ History Month – a month long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and non-binary history, including the history of LGBT+ rights and related civil rights movements.

LGBT+ History Month is intended as a means to raise awareness of, and combat prejudice against the LGBT+ community while celebrating its achievement and diversity and making it more visible.

At WeAreTheCity, we believe in equality for all and will continue to help increase representation of the LGBT+ community and share a variety of voices and opinions – and never has it been more important.

Below you will find interviews with some amazing individuals; events and networking groups across a variety of industries; and resources designed to educate and understand.

Over the month and beyond, we will also be showcasing events, covering news and continuing to shine a spotlight on issues of sexuality, equality and diversity.

Helpful Organisations

MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) people. They work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern. MindOut is a world where the mental health of LGBTQ communities is a priority, free from stigma, respected and recognised.

LGBT Foundation exists to support the needs of the diverse range of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans. They believe in a fair and equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential. Throughout all of our work, we support LGBT people to increase their skills, knowledge and self-confidence to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing.

Established in 2011, Kaleidoscope Trust is a UK-based charity focused on fighting for the human rights of LGBT+ people across the Commonwealth. They fund, fight for and empower those upholding the human rights of LGBT+ people by working with governments, change-makers and civil society organisations to effect meaningful and lasting change in the lives of LGBT+ people everywhere.

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Stonewall stand for lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, questioning and ace (LGBTQ+) people everywhere. They are part of a vibrant global movement for change made up of LGBTQ+ people, allies, families and friends. Since day one, Stonewall have fought for freedom, for equity and for potential.