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We’re here to help you get the most out of LGBT History Month. We can help you develop your ideas, find a venue, advertise your event, gather feedback afterwards, and much more. How do you want to celebrate LGBT History Month?

Download our Participation Guide for 2018, which is packed with ideas for how you can get involved.

If you have any questions or need specific advice, email

If you're ready to submit the details of your event right now, go to our online form.

Core Values

LGBT History Month takes place in February each year. At its heart, it is an opportunity to celebrate LGBT life and culture and to recognise the achievements of LGBT people and communities. The ethos of LGBT History Month is one of inclusion.

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Planning is essential to developing a successful LGBT History Month programme. Start planning as early as possible, as projects take time to get off the ground, especially if you wish to secure the support of other partners or seek funding from other sources. The sooner you start the better!

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LGBT History Month in Your School

Find out how you can mark LGBT History Month in your school. 

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Promotion is key to raising awareness of LGBT History Month and to the success of individual events. Planning your promotion carefully is as important as planning your event. It means that you need to think through the best means of promoting your event, based on your target audience. It also requires some preparation to ensure that promotion takes place at the appropriate times.

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By undertaking a thorough evaluation of your event, you will be able to measure its impact and identify areas for improvement in future years. Sharing evaluation data will also allow you and others to learn from your combined experiences and ensure that EU Member states continue to celebrate LGBT History Month for many years to come.

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Frequently asked questions you may have about hosting a LGBT History Month event. 

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