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LGBT History Month

We’re thrilled to present a set of short films at the

LGBT History Month Celebration at Leeds City Museum hosted by West Yorkshire Queer Stories

Saturday 9th February 11am-3pm
at Leeds City Museum

FREE entry, no tickets needed, just turn up!


FILM PROGRAMME starts at 2pm:

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Furtive Festivity (Mina Hoffman, USA, 12:57) [F]
Dr Watson plans a surprise party for his lover, Sherlock Holmes in this comedy short.

Invisible Women

(Alice Smith, UK, 24:34) [D]
Angela Cooper and Luchia Fitzgerald have spent the last half a century fighting for their rights as women and as lesbians. Their work has revolutionised Manchester whilst transforming the lives of thousands of women and yet no record of them exists in the city’s archives; theirs is a story that risked disappearing from history. Until now.

The Personal Things

(Reina Gossett, USA, 3:04) [A]
Black trans elder and legendary activist, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, describes how everyday personal acts fuel her political activism.

Inside Spain’s first retirement home

(Pink News, 4:30) [D]
After Franco’s dictatorship, Spain finally ‘legalised’ homosexuality in 1979. Almost 40 years later the world’s first publicly funded LGBT retirement home is opening.

Outlaw – Excerpt

(Alisa Lebow, USA, 16:00) [D]
Leslie Feinberg, a self-identified ‘gender outlaw’ who has spent most of zir life passing as a man, speaks with passion and intelligence about zir experience.

Total running time 60:35.

All films will be shown with English subtitles for accessibility.

[F] fiction [D] documentary [A] animation


Leeds City Museum is wheelchair accessible.

Full access information here:

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