Growing up Needing the Past: An Activist’s Reflection on the History of LGBT+ History Month in the UK

In this 2020 piece for SQS magazine, published by the Society for Queer Studies in Finland, Sue Sanders, co-founder of LGBT+ History Month United Kingdom and co-founder of ICoHM, reflects on her life experiences growing up in the 1950s, coming of age in the 1960s, and embarking on a life of LGBT activism that included co-founding LGBT+ History Month United Kingdom, first celebrated in February 2005. Why a history month? How did that happen? These questions are answered in this poignant essay.
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