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LGBT+ History Month

by Sarah White on 2021-02-12T09:14:11+00:00 | Comments

Bolton Central Library and Museum are proud to be a Hub for the OUTing the Past Festival 2021, which takes place on Friday 12 February and celebrates LGBT+ history, creativity and culture in the UK. This year the festival speakers will pre-record their talks and you can view them on YouTube on 12th February, by booking your free place on Eventbrite here. You can view the full schedule of speakers here.


Library Recommends: On-Demand LGBT Films, Dramas & Documentaries to Binge-watch

Below are a number of streamable films, TV series and documentaries by LGBT creators that are free to view on-demand with a current TV licence. Please note that you may need to sign up with the streaming platform to watch, but this is easy and does not require you to submit any credit card details.


'Jamie: Drag Queen at 16' available on BBC iPlayer. 

'Olly Alexander: Growing up Gay' available on BBC iPlayer. 

'Random Acts: Lesbian' available on All 4.

'Spotlight: Conversion Controversy' available on BBC iPlayer. 


'Alan Bennett's Talking Heads' available on BBC iPlayer. 

'It's a Sin' available on All 4.

'Killing Eve' available on BBC iPlayer. 

'Queer as Folk' available on All 4.


'RuPaul's Drag Race UK' available on BBC iPlayer. 


'Dungarees' available on All 4.

'The Garden' available on All 4.

'Queens' available on All 4.

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