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LGBT+ History Month: What’s on

Mystika Glamoor, the high priestess of Edinburgh drag,

Mystika Glamoor, the high priestess of Edinburgh drag

This LGBT+ History Month, learn about the past and champion equality for the future through these events taking place online from the arts in Scotland.

Pride & Protest is a documentary about QTIPOC communities and activists in Britain today and struggles surrounding the politics of desire, self-care, and found family. On Saturday 20 February join the live watch party followed by a Q&A with director Blaise Singh and other members of the cast and crew.

Stella Duffy, award-winning writer and theatre maker, will discuss LGTBQ+ life, activism and much more with the University of Glasgow’s Louise Welsh in an online event on 3 March.

SQIFF invite you to watch Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America, a feature-length documentary revealing the untold stories of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers who have fled intense persecution from their home countries and who are resettling in the United States.

Join in the online edition of the National Theatre’s LGBTI+ Elders Social Dance Club on 7 February. As part of this, they are sharing Portraits of an LGBTI+ Generation, a photography and video series featuring members of the dance clubs photographed and interviewed in places that are meaningful to them.

Also keep an eye on their Twitter this month as the share artworks which explore queer narratives, such as Dusty Answer by Hannah Frank.

The V&A are celebrating LQBT History Month with Rainbow Connections. They spoke to comic illustrator @OwlRoostArt to find out more about their design practice and creative collectives.

Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art begins a series of talks to celebrate their 25th Anniversary this year, with an online presentation and conversation on the history of LGBTQ+ programming at GoMA since the museum opened in 1996.

The Anne Frank Trust invite you to join then for an online interview with Dean Atta. Dean was named as one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday. Dean’s work often deals with themes of gender, identity, race and growing up.

Mystika Glamoor, the high priestess of Edinburgh drag, presents an online version of her show GLAMOOR, featuring performances by the city's drag explosion, The Hoose Of Rabbit! On Saturday 27 February.

Glasgow Women’s Library allow you to explore the history of LGBTQ women from the 1920s to the current day, through highlights from the Lesbian Archive and LGBTQ collections online resource.

Join the Ivors Academy as they discuss the career stories and experiences of composers and songwriters who are all a part of the LGBT+ community. LGBT+ Music Creators: Hidden Histories, Open Conversation takes place on 25 February.

Planning your own LGBT History Month event? Equality Network are offering a £20,000 LGBTI Recovery Fund, to help in the recovery of LGBTI groups providing vital support to LGBTI people across the country.

If you know about an event or opportunity we should add to this list, drop us an email at socialmedia@creativescotland.com.

This article was published on 05 Feb 2021