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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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Gay History and Literature: Essays

Gay History and Literature: Essays by Rictor Norton “[This website] contains numerous articles that I’ve written over many years, as well as a large selection of primary documents, plus bibliographies and useful links to other websites on LGBTQ history. It also contains some of my writing on non-gay eighteenth-century history and literature.”   Rictor Norto, author.

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Lesson: When Did It Happen? (LGBT History Month)

Lesson Title: When Did It Happen? An LGBT History Month Lesson Age: KS2/3 Subject: History, Citizenship Overview: This activity provides a fun and interactive way to increase students’ understanding of LGBT history and raise awareness of LGBT people and their contributions in U.S. history. URL: http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/library/record/2461.html?state=tools&type=educator (scroll down page) Country of Origin: US

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KS2: History – ‘Codes with Anne Lister’

The differentiated objectives for this lesson were devised by using the 2011 National Curriculum attainment targets for History at Key Stage 2. Pupils learn about Anne Lister, a lesbian who lived in Victorian times who wrote her personal diary in code. A brief biography of who she was is shown to the children before asking [...]

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