Lambeth’s LGBTQ+ History Month celebrates Body, Mind and Spirit

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Lambeth’s LGBTQ+ History Month celebrates Body, Mind and Spirit

Postby Community Editor » Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:05 pm

Lambeth Council celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion with a month-long programme of LGBTQ+ History Month events curated and hosted online by Lambeth Libraries.

This year’s LGBTQ+ History Month events are hosted online by Lambeth Libraries throughout February. Highlights include:

- Book launches and author’s readings – true tales from LGBTQ+ history and award-winning fiction.
- Q&A sessions and big quizzes.
- First-time partnerships with Sheffield Libraries and AgeUK Lambeth- 
- Events for young readers including booklist challenges and Drag Queen Story Times – where imagination rules.
- Guest speakers invited by Lambeth Council’s LGBTQ+ staff Forum and Lambeth Public Health.

Word from the Cabinet
Cllr Sonia Winifred, Cabinet Member for Equalities and Culture, said:
“I’m delighted to invite you to this year’s LGBTQ+ History Month. The theme is: Body, Mind, Spirit. Lambeth Libraries will host events including Q&As with authors, history talks and reading sessions for all ages that explore the contribution LGBTQ+ people have made to all our lives.
“Lambeth Libraries have co-ordinated this programme to give an insight into LGBTQ+ history, giving us all the opportunity to understand and challenge discrimination and promote equality, diversity and inclusion. The vibrancy of Lambeth is very well reflected in the diversity of our communities and our commitment to equality. I hope you will join us.”

Find and book your events
Browse, search or download the 16-page guide to LGBTQ+ History Month from the Council’s website. As well as all the month’s events with times and booking details for Eventbrite and podcasts, it lists contact details for Lambeth organisations who offer services for young people, healthcare, and LGBTQ+ rights.
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