LGBT History Month has begun

Every February is LGBT history month, this time is used to reflect on the suffering other people in the LGBT community went through. Also it’s a time for celebration with the rights we now have and how bright the future looks.

There are plenty of events taking place in Hinckley this year for LGBT history month. It would be great if you was able to attend some of the events put on and support your local LGBT community.

Reflection & Celebration
Saturday 3rd February

Starting off LGBT History month we begin with Reflection & Celebration at St Mary’s Church, Hinckley. The guest speaker will be Dean of Leicester, the Very Reverend David Monteith. The service will be led by organisers Rev John Whittaker, Rev Angela Tarry and Barwell based LGBT+ campaigner Mathew Hulbert. The event begins at 5pm.

Near & Far… Fight for LGBT+ Equality
Saturday 17th February

Mathew Hulbert is giving a talk at Hinckley Library on Saturday, February 17th, at 2pm. Entitled ‘near and far…the fight for LGBT+ equality,’ everyone is welcome at this event at which refreshments will be provided. Mr Hulbert will be speaking about the importance of the LGBT History Month and what it means to Hinckley and Bosworth.

Coming Out Week
Monday 19th – Friday 23rd February

Through out this week we will be sharing stories of local LGBT members of how they came out. Each day we will be posting their stories to our website. You can still contribute and share your story to: