LGBT History Month

February is LGBT History Month in the UK: a time to promote tolerance and look at the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. Over 50 years since the Stonewall riots sparked a new gay rights movement in New York — one which eventually spread around the world — many are still suffering. Homosexuality had already been legal in the UK for two years at that point, but it took far longer for gay people to be accepted. Today, LGBT people still face bullying and discrimination for who they are. Read more about some of their struggles, and triumphs, in the stories below...