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Celebrating LGBT History in Coventry & Warwickshire

Every year in February around the world Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people celebrate LGBT History Month. This annual series of events provides an opportunity for people to look back over the history of humanity and acknowledge the existence and achievements of the LGBT community despite the attempts that have been made to oppress, obscure or even erase the LGBT element from our history books.2013Purple

In Coventry it is an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of the LGBT community living and working within the City today, as well as raise awareness about their place in the history of the city, and of the world. This Year’s Theme is Maths, Science and Engineering celebrating the wide range of LGBT people involved in these key areas of work now and in the past.

Coventry’s LGBT History month celebrations are kicking off with the Gay Classic Car Club displaying their cars at the Coventry Transport Museum on Sunday 3rd February 2012 from 11.00. http://www.gccg.org.uk/

Every Monday evening Coventry University will be hosting speeches and films from 4th February 2013 through to 25th February 2013.

Rainbows Coventry’s Premier LGBT Night Club will be hosting a ‘Weird Science’ night from 21.00 on Friday 22nd February 2013 and LGBT film nights every Wednesday throughout the month. http://www.rainbowscov.com

There are plenty more events and celebration of LGBT History taking place throughout the month. For more information on Coventry’s celebrations and events in LGBT History month please visit coventrylgbt.org.uk

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