LGBT+ History Month in the Scottish Parliament

Publised date : 04 Feb 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged Motion S5M-15694 to welcome the 13th LGBT History Month to the Scottish Parliament.


Motion Number: S5M-15694
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 01/02/2019

Title: LGBT History Month

Motion Text:

That the Parliament welcomes the 13th LGBT History Month; notes that this is marked every February across Scotland with events that celebrate LGBT culture and history and that consider the future of activism; acknowledges that the theme for 2019, Catalyst: 50 Years of Activism, recognises the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City; understands that the events at Stonewall spread to several other cities in the United States and sparked the modern equal rights movement for LGBT people around the world; welcomes the efforts and achievements by the Fife-based LGBT charity, Pink Saltire, and wishes all of the groups celebrating and marking the month every success with their events and ongoing endeavours.

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