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International Non-Binary People’s Day: 14th July 2022

Posted on Wed-07-2022 by Maria Hughes

Here are some recommendations for finding positive non-binary representation on screen and on paper from Teddy, our Trans Wel lbeing Support Worker. Happy International Non-Binary People’s Day to all the gender non-conforming folks! To celebrate this day of recognition, we’ve put together some great Non-Binary representation in fiction and media.     Cal Bowman in […]

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Meeting and Greeting with Rachel

Posted on Tue-06-2022 by Maria Hughes

  Hi I’m Rachel, one of Birmingham LGBT’s newest volunteers. I joined the Birmingham LGBT volunteering team in February 2022 as part of my Civic Engagement placement for my nursing studies. I’m currently in my second year of my nursing degree, at University of Birmingham. Our Civic Engagement placement is where we source our own […]

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A Visual Legacy of Volunteering

Posted on Tue-06-2022 by Maria Hughes

Sian Finn, Volunteering & Peer Mentoring Co-ordinator To celebrate Volunteers’ Week this month, and the incredible impact our volunteers have made within and across our services and communities, we are currently in the process of creating a visual legacy which has been made possible with Birmingham Pride Community Trust funding. We have artist Sophie Handy […]

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Guest blog: Bards and Books – the LGBTQ+ book group

Posted on Tue-03-2022 by Maria Hughes

Bards and Books a very friendly and sociable LGBTQ+ book group which meets on the first Monday of each month (apart from when this falls on a Bank Holiday in which case it moves to the second Monday). We meet from 11am to 1pm in a venue centrally located in Birmingham. There is the option […]

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In Memory of Lyra McKee – LGBT History Month 2022

Posted on Fri-02-2022 by Riley Daniels

The tragic death of Lyra McKee – a distinguished young journalist and avid LGBT rights campaigner – caused shock, grief and anguish across communities in Northern Ireland and beyond in 2019. Tragic, in that her fight for equal rights for all saw her shot during violent reactions to police raids in a residential area of […]

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