Sue Sanders Talk (Founder of Schools Out and LGBT History Month)

'Celebrating LGBT History Month and the current challenges we are facing now’
Sue Sanders is Emeritus Professor Harvey Milk Institute 2015. She is, an "out and proud" lesbian, a British LGBT rights activist who has specialised in challenging oppression in the public and voluntary sectors for over forty years and the founder of both Schools Out and LGBT History Month UK. Join her for an in person talk about the history of LGBT History Month, how far we have come and the challenges we are still facing today,

Please note the change in location to Keynes Lecture Theatre 5

This talk by Sue Sanders will discuss the history of LGBT History Month in the UK, why the theme of #UnderTheScope is so important, and what the challenges and barriers are to the LGBTQIA community today. 

All welcome, including Allies.

Sue Sanders is co-chair of charity Schools OUT UK. LGBT+ History Month was co founded by her and Paul Patrick  in 2004.She trained as a drama teacher and has taught in schools and universities in the UK and Australia.Sue has been the recipient of many awards over the years, In February 2015 she received an Emeritus Professorship from the Harvey Milk School, and in 2019 she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement awards from the Rainbow Honours Board.

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