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History: Section 28

This lesson is based around an interview with Sue Sanders, Chair of Schools OUT UK and founder of LGBT History Month UK. She talks about the events of 1988, and the major protests that were launched in the wake of the passing of this legislation, which was widely thought to be homophobic, by the then Government [...]

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LGBT History Month 2014: Music – Faces of 14 Resources

The theme for History Month 2014 is Music. To cover the LGBT range we have four ‘faces’ from the field of music – lesbian composer and suffragette Dame Ethel Smyth, gay classical composer Lord Benjamin Britten (whose centenery is being marked in 2013); bisexual blues singer Bessie Smith, and trans TV and film music composer [...]

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KS3: History – ‘Hidden Histories’

Over the last fifty years the study of the past has begun to look at people from groups not previously given much attention by historians, including: •  Women’s History • Working people’s History • Black History • Native American History • Non-Christian History • LGBT History This lesson ask learners to consider why the history [...]

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Wikipedia Timeline of LGBT History

www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_LGBT_history This is a timeline of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) related history, starting from around the 10th millennium BC to present day.Contains dates many homophobic laws were made/repealed in various countries. From Key Stage 4 for students to navigate. Bits can be selected for use at lower key stages. Some use for all [...]

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Research Ideas on Alan Turing

Prompt card to get you thinking about research work around Alan Turing as historical figure. Also ties in with any research work in ICT on history of the modern computer. This  was part of the Terrence Higgin’s Trust 2009 resource ‘Out in School’ which you can download here.

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