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  • LBGT+ History Month

    LBGT+ History Month

    The theme of this year’s LGBT+ History Month recognises the important contribution to the fields of medicine and healthcare made by LGBT+ people. NHS Sheffield is celebrating the month with 2 blogs from staff members. Deaf Rainbow UK has launched a glossary of terms to help Deaf members of the LBGT+ community get their points across.

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  • Events For LGBT History Month

    Events For LGBT History Month

    Founded in 2005 by Schools OUT UK, LGBT+ History Month takes place every February. Film screenings,talks, concerts, shows, comedy and club nights are all lined up to mark the month in Sheffield.

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  • Nothing About Us Without Us Exhibition

    Nothing About Us Without Us Exhibition

    Nothing About Us Without Us is a well-known disability rights slogan. It is also the title of a new exhibition at the People’s History Museum in Manchester, that explores how these rights have been fought for over centuries and the activism that has led this march forward. The exhibition opens on Wednesday 16 November at the start of UK Disability History Month and is open until October 2023. 

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  • UK Disability History Month Returns

    UK Disability History Month Returns

    UKDHM is an annual event and takes place from Wednesday 16th November 2022 to Friday 16th December. It focuses on the history of disabled people’s struggle for equality and human rights and builds resources on various themes.This year’s theme is Disability, Health and Well Being.The online launch is from 7- 8.30 pm on Thursday 17th November 2022

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  • Black History Month Events

    Black History Month Events

    It’s Black History Month, celebrating the contribution made to Britain by black people in the past and in the present. There are a host of events being held locally in partnership with the African Heritage Culture Forum, which aims to showcase the achievements of Sheffield’s African heritage community.

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  • LGBT History Month and Parapride

    LGBT History Month and Parapride

    See a roundup of in-person and online activities from Sheffield-based organisers celebrating LGBT+ History Month 2022. Parapride has also launched a new digital project: Our Stories – a series of video testimonials that feature co-members of the LGBTQIA+ Disabled community, talking about ‘disability inclusion in the queer community’.

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  • Disability History Past and Present

    Disability History Past and Present

    UK Disability History Month ( 18 Nov-18 Dec ) is an annual event creating a platform to focus on the history of disabled peoples’ struggle for equality and human rights and to build resources on various themes.Find out about this year’s themes of ‘Hidden Impairments’ and Sex and Relationships, thier workshops and festival events throughout the month.

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  • UK Disability History Month : Following Patient 36 Digital Story

    UK Disability History Month : Following Patient 36 Digital Story

    To celebrate UK Disability History Month this year, the DIY Theatre Company has launched “Following Patient 36” , a performance piece exploring Learning Disability History and the resilience of people with learning disabilities in Salford and Greater Manchester. UK Disability History Month is taking place from 18th November until Friday 18th December 2020.

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  • Disability History Online Survey

    The history of disabled people is as long as the history of the human race; but is rarely discussed in schools. The Disability History Network have launched an online survey to find out what kind of stories you believe should be taught to secondary school aged children learning about disability history.

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  • Looking Back At The Teaching Of Disability History

    The University of Sheffield’s history department is hoping to build an educational resource about disability finding out what people learnt about the British Empire and disability history in general, during their education. Senior lecturer Dr Esme Cleall would love to hear from you if you’d like to contribute your viewpoint.

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