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Learning resources | LGBT+ rights

Explore the campaigns and protests for LGBT+ rights in Britain.

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LGBT History Month 2017 Education and Resource pack

This LGBT History Month 2017 education and resource pack covers ‘Citizenship, PSHE and Law’.  There are three lesson/session packs that are suitable for delivery in secondary schools and youth club settings.

Produced by The Proud Trust.

Suitable for Key stage 3+ (ages 11+)

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Melina's story

Melina's story, still from animation. Image courtesy of People's History Museum

Meet Melina, who sought asylum in the UK due to facing discrimination based on her sexuality.

This animation contains details of the experience of seeking asylum on the basis of sexuality.

Produced by Hungry Sandwich Club.

Suitable for Key Stage 2+ (ages 7+)

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Illustrating queer migrant journeys

Artist Youcef Hadjazi

Read this blog on artist Youcef Hadjazi’s work, Queer Journeys, where he reflects on how he has used his own experiences to creatively and collaboratively explore queer migrant journeys.

Suitable for Key Stage 3+ (ages 11+)

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Ten treasures

ITV soap opera Coronation Street character Hayley Cropper's red anorak, around 1998. Image courtesy of People's History Museum

Discover ITV soap opera Coronation Street character Hayley Cropper’s red anorak, around 1998, one of ten treasures chosen by the PHM team that capture the ethos, spirit and importance of the museum’s collection.

Suitable for all ages

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OUTing the Past Festival

11 February 2021, Migration, Race & Empire LGBT+ histories tour, OUTing the Past Festival with People's History Museum. Movement for Justice banner by Ed Hall

February 2021’s Radical Late was an evening of talks focusing on how migration has influenced LGBT+ history and the fight for LGBT+ rights.

Part of OUTing the Past Festival, an international celebration of LGBT+ history.

Suitable for ages 18+

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