LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month takes place every February and is a celebration of the diversity and achievements of the LGBT community.

LGBT History Month is for everyone: individuals, community groups, organisations, service providers, LGBT and non-LGBT people alike.

Below are a selection of events and exhibitions:

4 – 16 February | East Kilbride Arts Centre
The Queer Window Project: Lucy Holmes-Elliott
Lucy Holmes-Elliott is a Glasgow based artist and filmmaker. Her most recent work, The Queer Window Project was commissioned by LGBT History Month in 2013. The Queer Window Project is a series of fifteen large-scale portrait illustrations and thirty photographs depicting members of the Scottish queer scene.

6 February | Creative Scotland, Edinburgh
Creative Scotland: Insights & Ideas
This café-style discussion session will focus on LGBT themes, offering an opportunity to hear from interesting speakers, discuss topics and network with people working in the cultural sector.

14 February | CCA, Glasgow
Notes From Underground: Queer Russian Cinema
A Glasgow Short Film Festival presentation in collaboration with Edinburgh Film Guild New Cinema, present recent Russian films depicting the surprising facets of an emerging LGBT culture, proving decidedly that the attempts at its repression have yet to defeat it.

2 March | media education, Edinburgh
SEEP: Open Barbers, Potluck Brunch & Final Exhibition Viewing
Featuring Open Barbers performing ‘haircuts for all genders and sexualities’. Don’t miss the community potluck brunch – and your last chance to experience the queer & trans* art
exhibition, ‘SEEP: Fluidity in Body & Landscape’.

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