Category Birmingham

Mapping My Journey: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Celebrates West Midland Transgender Identities

The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery made some history of its own on 29th January 2014 as a cake, celebrating the launch of a Heritage Lottery Funded exhibition mapping the identities of Birmingham and West Midland transgender individuals, was cut by the Lord Mayor in the Community Gallery. The exhibition entitledMapping My Journey organised by […]

HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND PROJECT ATTEMPTS TO CAPTURE THE DIVERSITY OF LGBT BIRMINGHAM’S ‘COMING OUT’ STORIES

From Edgbaston to Digbeth we live, some of us ‘came out’ at fourteen, some of us forty, some of came out in the noughties and some of us in the eighties. We look differently, dress differently, sound differently, from Birmingham tones to northern twangs. Some of us have lived in Birmingham all our lives and […]

The Elderly in our LGBT Communities should be a Higher Priority

Our elderly population, those most vulnerable, in the care of others or isolated own their own, those who we should be thinking most of, are all too easily forgotten. The Big Issue ran an interesting article in an issue published two weeks ago on the theme of loneliness in our older community written by Age […]

HOPE not Hate Birmingham Day of Action: Saturday 3rd May

Birmingham HOPE not Hate is asking for two hours of your time on Saturday the 3rd May to become part of a team distributing fliers in Selly Oak area. Please bring a carrier bag or similar to carry the materials. HOPE not Hate is a campaigning group based all over the UK interested in tackling […]