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LGBT History Wiki Workshop

LGBT History Wiki Workshop
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27 Feb 2019 5:30pm - 7pm

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Leeds Central Library, The Portal, 2nd Floor

Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3AB

To celebrate LGBT History Month, we’re holding a friendly and practical workshop for people who want to help increase LGBTIQ+ representation within the widely-used website, Wikipedia.

We’ll show you how to create an account and use it to update existing pages on LGBTIQ+ local history, as well as point you in the right direction for any new research you might want to do on the subject. There will also be the chance to find out about the local archiving and oral history project, West Yorkshire Queer Stories, which aims to preserve LGBTIQ+ heritage in the region.

Image Info: Renee Fisher, Unsplash

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Wheelchair Access

Victoria Gardens basement level access via either eight steps or ramp. There is also level access via the Galley Shop/Brew Bar. Lift access to all floors. Access via Art Gallery up a number of stairs or ramp through automatic doors. These are automatic doors to the Art Gallery; Access to the library is through the Tiled Hall Café. Access to other areas via lift. Calverley street entrance up a number of stairs and through a heavy double door. Access to other floors via lift. Accessible toilets are located in the basement area or in the Art Gallery and there is a Changing Places facility in the Gallery Shop.

  • Adults only
  • Wheelchair access
  • Digital
  • Heritage
  • LGBT+
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