Confirmed LGBT History Month Events taking place at Morley College as part of the Educate Out Prejudice Project!

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A series of events and courses at Morley College celbrating LGBT lives and achievements:

Common Ground 3-13 February 2014,Cardew Space. An interactive display exploring differences and commonalities.

Local and Historical Perspectives: LGBT Information Fair  6 February 2014, 11:00 - 15:00, Emma Cons Hall. An information fair providing practical information and advice with stalls and speakers. Talks include:11:00- 12:00 How we can Educate Out Prejudicedefinition: ‘Visibilising and Usualising’ Sue Sanders, founder of LGBT History Month, with introduction by Maggi Hambling;13:00 - 13:45 Reporting Hate Crime in Southwark LGBT Liaison Officers, London Metropolitan Police;14:00 - 14:45 Metro @30The Metro Centre;14:45 - 15:00 FamiliesTogether London: Supporting Your LGBT Child. Register here through Eventbrite

With One Voice  7 February 2014, 19:00 - 21:15, Emma Cons Hall. An evening of performances from Morley staff, students and groups within the community. The evening will include the Diversity Choir as special guests and a screening of Codebreaker, a short film about a choral commission commemorating British codebreaker Alan Turing, who was recently posthumously pardoned for his 1952 conviction for homosexuality. This event will be theofficial launch event for national LGBT History Month Celebrations. Register here through Eventbrite

Queering the Picture12 February 2014, 12:00 - 13:00, Venue TBC*. Sadie Lee, award-winning painter, discusses LGBT themed work, her own practice, and her role as facilitator of the Queer Perspective talks at the National Portrait Gallery. Register here through Eventbrite

Eat Your Words 29 January, 5 & 12 February 10:30 -13:30 Course code: PEW003A. A creative course with artist Lucille
Power, exploring perceptions, language and labels used to describe LGBT people and lives. The culmination of the course will be an interactive tea party, where you can share your findings through the medium of cupcakes.Register here through Morley College

Queering the Classic:Pomp and Portraiture 12 February 2014, 18:00 - 20:00 Venue TBC*. Open Barbers, a hairdressing service for all genders and sexualities, will be offering participants chance to explore gender and identity through hairstyling
and vintage clothing provided by Kookie of London. Register here through Eventbrite

International Perspectives: Russian LGBT Migrants in Berlin: Between the Ethno-national and the Queer Diasporas 14 February 2014, 10:15 - 11:00, C30. Dr Richard Mole, Senior Lecturer in Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London, leads a discussion on Russian LGBT migrants in London and Berlin.Register here through Eventbrite

International Perspectives: Being LGBT in Kyrgyzstan 14 February 2014, 11:15 - 11:45 Room C30. A student from Morley’s English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOLdefinition) department shares their experience of working for Labrys, a campaigning organisation of LGBT rights in Kyrgyzstan. Register here through Eventbrite

Rainbow Through the Lens 25 February - 7 March 2014, Cardew Space. A photographic exhibition by members of Four in Ten, South London and Maudsley NHSdefinition (SLaM) LGBT Peer Support Group.

All LGBT History Month events are free and open to the public but booking is advised. For further information and booking information visit

* All events take place at Morley College. For exact locations please check at reception on the day of the event.

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