LGBT+ History Event, Wednesday 19 February

Published Wednesday, 05 February 2020

An event to celebrate LGBT+ History Month is being hosted by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Leicester LGBT Centre and Leicestershire Library Service.

This event will take place on 19 February from 10an to 1pm in the Britannia Centre, Hinckley.

LGBT+ History Month is an annual celebration that provides education and insight into the issues that the LGBT+ community faces.

Representatives from the partnership will be on hand to speak to passing residents and visitors outlining future events and to gain an insight into what support is required in the borough. Information will be available from a host of national and local organisations.

Council Leader Stuart Bray said

This event is very much an information exchange and we want to hear from members of the LGBT+ community. We particularly welcome students and young people as it is important that we listen to our younger generation. This is your opportunity to have your say; get involved in future events and raise the profile of the LGBT+ community locally.

Barwell-based LGBT+ Rights Campaigner Mathew Hulbert said "It would be fantastic to see lots of people engaging with our group and showing a keen interest in the programme of events that we are launching.  They are not only for our local LGBT+ communities, but also for straight allies and, indeed, for people who would just like to learn more.