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LGBTQ History Month

For this year's LGBTQ History Month we decided bring to the fore some important people and moments from LGBTQ history.

From the early examples of homoerotic tension in silent film Borderline, to the depictions of New York City’s historic gay scene in Can You Ever Forgive Me and 1985 – the latter against the backdrop of the devastating AIDs crisis – we are able to see how far representations of and attitudes towards LGBTQ people have come.

And with Watership Down, which features a score by Leeds-based Oscar-nominated composer Angela Morley – a trans-woman – we're reminded of the countless numbers of LGBTQ artists and filmmakers, who for decades remained invisible but can now be celebrated and championed for the incredible contributions they've made.