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Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month at Teesside in February with these Exciting Events!

29 January 2024


February is LGBTQ+ History Month, a time both for looking at what the past can teach us, but also to the future. Get ready for an incredible lineup of events that you won't want to miss. Everyone is welcome, so get TU Proud and show your allyship!

LGBTQ+ focus group stand
LGBTQ+ focus group stand

Intersectionality and Gender Studies: “The Case of Iphis and Beyond” (Talk)

Join Teesside academic Ken Moore for a fascinating, LGBTQ+-focused talk on Greek Mythology at Durham University on 7 February at 4.00pm! Book your Zoom spot

Allison Rosewood LGBTQ+ History Month Award (Competition)

Unleash your creativity in our writing competition! This year, we invite you to imagine a world in which Section 28 (a UK law prohibiting local authorities from ‘promoting homosexuality,’ 1988-2003) never existed.

Send your submissions to by 4.00pm on 29 February and stand a chance to win the Allison Rosewood LGBTQ+ History Month Award. View the full prompt and competition details

Creative Writing Session on LGBTQ+ Visibility

Join us on 28 February, 12:00pm-1:00pm, for a creative writing session where we explore LGBTQ+ visibility. There’s no pressure to share your work!

This is followed by an optional drop in from 1.00pm-1:30pm for anyone wanting to discuss competition submissions.

Both sessions open to staff and students. Book your space

Lived Experience Testimonials

We want to hear your stories! Share your experiences of resilience and resistance as an LGBTQ+ individual or ally through video or written testimonials and help us create a powerful piece.

Please submit your contributions to by 4.00pm on 12 February. View further details.

Let's make this LGBTQ+ History Month unforgettable!

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