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LGBT HISTORY MONTH 2019

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2096: tabled on 21 February 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises February as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month 2019; affirms that this month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history serves to challenge heterosexist attitudes in society; commemorates the struggle for gay rights and related civil rights through the past decades and celebrates the increasing freedoms and equality afforded to the LGBT community in recent years; welcomes the themes of Peace, Activism and Reconciliation for this year's celebrations; and further celebrates the progress made to create a culture of acceptance in educational and other institutions in the UK, which allows LGBTpeople achieve their full potential and contribute fully to society.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.