black history month is a time for reflection and celebration in the uk. for akt, it's also a time to celebrate what it means to be black and lgbtq+.

Black LGBTQ+ icons - click to find out more about each icon

Black LGBTQ+ people have always been an intrinsic part of the UK's culture and history, but their contribution to society is often overlooked or ignored altogether. Throughout October, we'll be shining a light on Black LGBTQ+ icons from history up to today on our social media channels and raising awareness of the issues still affecting Black LGBTQ+ young people when accessing services and housing.

check out our black history month watch list 

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find out what's happening to mark black history month in your area

black history month school resources from stonewall

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