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LGBT+ History Month: Solidarity in Action From The Miners' Strike to Today

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LGBT+ History Month at CCS: From mining unions to civil unions - Mike Jackson and Dai Donovan discuss Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners.

As part of LGBT+ History Month at the Crown Commercial Service, guest speakers Dai Donovan and Mike Jackson discuss Lesbians and Gays Support The Miners and how activism during the 80s miners’ strike still reverberates nearly forty years later.

Guest speakers, Dai Donovan and Mike Jackson, were portrayed in the hit 2014 movie Pride by actors Paddy Considine and Joseph Gilgun.

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This event is open to civil servants and contractors only: to receive joining instructions, please sign up on Eventbrite with your GOV.UK or business email address.

If you have signed up for a ticket and find you are unable to attend, please release your tickets so that we can get a true picture of our attendee numbers and ensure everyone interested in attending is able to get a ticket. If you are not sure how to do this, please email the organiser at Bethan.Cable@crowncommercial.gov.uk.

Civil Service LGBT+ Network’s Statement of Impartiality

We would like to make Civil Servants aware who choose to attend our LGBT+ History month events, that the speakers are external. Therefore, please be mindful that these will include discussions of the speaker’s own experiences, ideas and opinions.

We also want to make it clear that the views discussed in these events are those of the guest speakers. Therefore, they are not the views of the Civil Service nor the Government. Likewise, these are not the views of the Civil Service LGBT+ Network.

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