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Students join communities across Sheffield to celebrate LGBT+ History Month

A record number of events to celebrate the 14th year of LGBT+ History month are taking place across Sheffield.

LGBT+ History month hopes to promote equality and diversity to the public as well as highlight the struggles faced in the past by members of the community and celebrate their achievements.

Both the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam are also hosting a range of events which are open to the public including quizzes, panel discussions and sexual health testing services.

Andy Tyler, Vice Chair of the Sheffield LGBT+ Committee, said: “The community in Sheffield has got so many awesome groups that are doing fantastic things this month. Our biggest event so far has been the opening ceremony fair which saw collaboration with over 20 different groups and societies, which was fantastic, really raised t