Robert Taylor (photographer) was born in Birmingham in 1958.
The Birmingham CHE Group was founded in 1970.
The Birmingham Gay Village, near the Chinese Quarter, is mainly located around Hurst Street.
Boot Women is a local women's walking group.
Moseley Shoals is a local gay swimming and water polo club.
In 2011 Symon Hill walked from Birmingham to London, as a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia.
Pride events were held for a few years from 1972, resuming in 1983. Birmingham Pride is held annually in May. It is one of the largest LGBT t festivals in the UK, held over three days . Controversially public streets are closed to the public and people are charged to enter the Gay Village.
Gay Birmingham Remembered is a website based on oral history and other research, recording the development and history of the LGBT communities in and around Birmingham.In 2022 the city hosted the Commonwealth Games .
2023 venues and shops listed on a map as LGBT+ included Eden, Birmingham LGBT Centre, Glamorous, Clone Zone, Missing Bar, Equator, Side Walk, The Village Inn, The Fountain, The Fox and The Loft .
- This was available for sale at London Pride 1976
- Gay News 17-30 April 1980
- Katie Sadleir, chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation, told BBC Sport she is open to the idea that LGBTQ+ medallists may be able to take the rainbow flag on to the podium at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/commonwealth-games/59571501
- Birmingham Pride Guide 2023