LGBT identities aren’t directly inherited from straight parents, and our history is usually not taught to us at school. This makes it all too easily lost, or rewritten. February is LGBT History Month in the UK and it’s important: knowledge of any history directs political energy and shapes one’s sense of identity. So here’s a list of the five most important landmark moments in LGBT history (in my opinion), worth educating yourself on, whatever your sexuality or gender identity.
February 5/ Independent