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Sat, 26 Feb

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The Margate School

Professor Sue Sanders

Saturday 26.02.22 | Co-Founder of LGBT+ History Month, Professor Sue Sanders will give a free guest lecture at The Margate School.

Professor Sue Sanders
Professor Sue Sanders

Time & Location

26 Feb 2022, 17:00

The Margate School, 31-33 High St, Margate CT9 1DX, UK

About the Event

We are very lucky to have with us Professor Sue Sanders with us to speak on LGBT+ History Month. More info TBA.

Sue Sanders (not Saunders) is Chair of charity Schools OUT UK. LGBT+ History Month  was co founded by her and Paul Patrick  in 2004. A couple of years later she gave birth to The Classroom, the website that Usualises LGBT issues and people across the curriculum for all ages, it currently has over 80 lesson plans and growing, now in partnership with the Proud Trust.

She trained as a drama teacher and has taught in schools and universities in the UK and Australia. She has run theatres, directed plays,  published work on equalities, assertiveness, tackling homophobia as well as poetry and short stories. She has delivered a multitude of  trainings on equality, diversity, LGBT awareness etc to schools, local authorities, universities, the Criminal Justice system, unions etc.

Sue was instrumental in setting up the first LGBT Independent Advisory Group to Scotland Yard in 2000. She has served on many advisory boards in the criminal justice system raising LGBT issues as well as ensuring there is an understanding of the inter-relation of all the discriminated groups.

Sue has been the recipient of many awards over the years, In February 2015 she received an Emeritus Professorship from the Harvey Milk School, and in 2019 she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement awards from the Rainbow Honours Board.

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