Welcome to LGBT History Month. Every February we help organisations and individuals host events that celebrate the achievements of the LGBT community.

LGBT History Month takes place in Scotland every February. It is an opportunity to celebrate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) lives and culture by exploring our own and others’ histories in an LGBT context. It is also an opportunity for learning, discussion and debate around the continued fight for LGBT liberation.

Every year a range of arts, cultural and educational events take place across the country. LGBT History Month is for everyone; individuals, community groups, organisations, service providers, LGBT and non-LGBT people. We’re here to help you get involved, whether you want to run your own event, find out what’s on in your area, or generally just find out more about LGBT history and culture.

LGBT History Month Scotland is a project delivered by LGBT Youth Scotland. To find out more about the work that LGBT Youth Scotland does to support young LGBT people, visit www.lgbtyouth.org.uk.



World Book Night: Tales of the City

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World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books which takes place on 23rd April all around the world. It sees passionate volunteers give hundreds of thousands of books away in their communities… more >

We're Home: LGBT History Month closing out in style

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Ooh la la. After nearly 3 weeks in celebration of queer culture, the final week of LGBT History Month Scotland is upon us *sniff sniff* BUT WIPE AWAY THOSE TEARS, DEAR QUEERS! Dive has the… more >


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  • LGBTHistoryScot Looking for inspiration for your Out There submission? Read @LGBTHealthy's anthology, Naked Among Thistles, online http://t.co/aOFfj24VIE
    LGBTHistoryScot Writers! Just over a week to go to submit to @zoestrachan and @freightbooks' LGBT anthology, Out There http://t.co/EDYHgIr1EU
    LGBTHistoryScot A very exciting meeting with @LEAPsports about our Cultural Commissions artists' contributions to Pride House during the Commonwealth Games!
    LGBTHistoryScot Artists! Pride Glasgow are looking for artwork in all mediums for their first LGBT art exhibition http://t.co/rE0sUryTFG
    LGBTHistoryScot Armistead Maupin and LGBT History Month: http://t.co/dkx9SIoqls - get your free copy of Tales of the City in time for @WorldBookNight
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