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LGBT+ History Month 2022 events

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All Lincolnshire health and social care system staff are invited to join fantastic virtual guest speaker events and training sessions. Join us throughout February!

About LGBT+ History Month

The overall aim of LGBT+ History month is to promote equality and diversity for the benefit of the public. This is done by:

  • Increasing the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (“LGBT+”) people, their history, lives and their experiences in the curriculum and culture of educational and other institutions, and the wider community;
  • Raising awareness and advancing education on matters affecting the LGBT+ community;
  • Working to make educational and other institutions safe spaces for all LGBT+ communities; and
  • Promoting the welfare of LGBT+ people, by ensuring that the education system recognises and enables LGBT+ people to achieve their full potential, so they contribute fully to society and lead fulfilled lives, thus benefiting society as a whole.

(Source About – LGBT+ History Month (lgbtplushistorymonth.co.uk)

Virtual events for Lincolnshire health and social care system staff throughout February

Visit https://www.lpft.nhs.uk/news-and-events/events/lgbt-history-month-2022  Or see event listings below.

LPFT would like to invite all Lincolnshire health and social care system staff to join them for the below fantastic virtual guest speaker events and training sessions. Some sessions will be recorded and shared later but this is limited so please do attend if you can. Please send any questions about the events to lpft.equality@nhs.net

Date and timeEventMeeting Link
Wednesday 2 February 13:30-14:30Stonewall: Diversity Champions Programme and Trans Inclusion

 

At Stonewall, we stand for lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, questioning and ace (LGBTQ+) people everywhere. We imagine a world where all LGBTQ+ people are free to be themselves and we can live our lives to the full.

https://bit.ly/LGBT22_Stonewall
Monday 7 February 11:45-12:45William Farr – “Let’s Get Back Together”, young LGBT+ people’s experience of the lockdown and the importance of togetherness for them as individuals

William Farr’s LGBT+ Space present on their findings of what lockdown was like for young people who identify on the LGBT+ spectrum, lessons they have learned and the importance of togetherness when it could be too easy to feel divided and separated as a community.

https://bit.ly/LGBT22_WilliamFarr
Tuesday 8 February 13:30-14:30Jordy Deelight – The Art and History of Drag

Jordy Deelight is an Edinburgh-based non-binary artist from Leith who works between Edinburgh and Glasgow creating performance-based work for theatre and television. Their work looks at identity and persona in the art of drag, exploring themes of disability, gender and mental health in autobiographical theatre and auto theory-based work. Jordy’s aim in their work is to bring conversations about the deep-rooted psychology of humans and how they think, feel and act.

https://bit.ly/LGBT22_JordyDeelight
Wednesday 9 February 14:00-16:00Every-One – Case study training

Every-One is a Lincolnshire based enterprise and registered charity, that aims to work inclusively with everyone, to ensure that every one individual, is at the centre of their own wellbeing.

Everyone Zoom & Eventbrite
Friday 11 February 11:00-12:00Opening Doors, London – Story Telling Session

Older LGBTQ+ people have often lead very different lives from their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts. By listening to their stories we can gain a better insight into the lives that they have lived, and build empathy for a generation of LGBTQ+ that lived through an exceptionally hostile environment. This story telling session will shed some light on the ways in which older LGBTQ+ people have engaged with health and social care services in both the past and present, and you will have the chance to hear their hopes for the future of LGBTQ+ affirmative healthcare.

https://bit.ly/LGBT22-storytelling
Monday 14 February 10:00-12:30Every-One – Case study trainingEveryone Zoom & Eventbrite
Monday 14 February 14:00-15:45Gendered Intelligence – Trans Awareness training course

This is an entry-level session that introduces the key ideas and information people need to know about trans-related matters. It is delivered remotely via the platform Zoom.

Please register in advance for this session using the link.

https://bit.ly/GenderedIntelligence
Friday 18 February 10:00-12:30Every-One – Case study trainingEveryone Zoom & Eventbrite
Monday 21 February 14:00-16:30Every-One – Case study trainingEveryone Zoom & Eventbrite
Wednesday 23 February 11:00-12:00Michael Toze – guest speakerhttps://bit.ly/LGBT22_MichaelToze
Thursday 24 February 11:00-12:00Dr Hannah Barham-Brown – “Coming Out in the NHS”

Dr Hannah Barham-Brown is a GP trainee in Yorkshire, Council Member of the British Medical Association, and Deputy Leader of the Women’s Equality Party with the portfolio for ‘Making Change Happen’. Alongside her clinical and political work, she travels the UK giving talks about diversity and disability, in venues from the House of Lords to international publishing companies. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and works to support disabled people in politics, employment, travel, health and education.

https://bit.ly/LGBT22_ComingOutNHS