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"LGBT+ 2021 history month' inside the outline of a light bulbThe theme of the 2021 LGBT+ History Month is ‘Body, Mind and Spirit’. The launch event is this Friday and will be streamed online in conjunction with the British Library.

Each year ‘Five Faces’ are chosen to represent the theme of LGBT+ History Month. To mark the 2021 launch, join this online event celebrating the lives of the five selected icons: Maya Angelou, Mark Ashton, Michael Dillon, Lily Parr and Mark Weston.

Michael Dillon was the world’s first person known to have successfully transitioned both hormonally and surgically from female to male. Michael spent the war years in Bristol and it was here that he began his transition. His story will be told by Cheryl Morgan, Co-Chair of OutStories Bristol.

The event is free and open to all. Book your place on the British Library website.

This is an online event. If you book you will be sent a link in advance giving access and will be able to watch at any time for 48 hours after the start time.

Friday 6th November 2020, 7:30pm to 8:30pm