Tag Archives: LGBT

Outing the Past

Come along and find out more about LGBT and its history in Somerset Libraries first ‘Outing the Past’ Festival taking place in Taunton Library on 2 February 2019. In celebration of the national LGBT History month, the Festival programme starts at 10.45am and covers a wide variety of topics and historical periods – attendees can […]

Flying the Flag for LGBT Fostering and Adoption

Somerset County Council flew the rainbow flag at County Hall to mark LGBT Fostering and Adoption week, beginning Monday 5th March. It’s a symbol of support for those in the LGBT community, who want to make a difference to children’s lives. Caroline and her wife Liz have been fostering for six months and it gives […]

LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

Somerset County Council is marking national LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week (2 – 8 March 2015) by holding an information event in Yeovil. Cllr Frances Nicholson, Cabinet Member for Children and Families at Somerset County Council, said: “We need people from all walks of life to consider fostering or adoption to give children in care […]

LGBT History Month at your local library

To celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month, Somerset Libraries have compiled a list of book titles available which are either from, for, or about the LGBT community. LGBT History Month takes place this February and aims to celebrate the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. The booklist will be on display in […]

LGBT Adoption and Fostering Event

To mark National LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week (3-9 March) Somerset County Council is holding an information event on Tuesday 4 March at the Holiday Inn Express in Taunton. The drop in information event will take place from 7-9pm in the evening and a presentation will be given by Somerset’s Adoption and Fostering Manager, Nicky […]