The UK's Leading Specialist LGBT+ Speakers Bureau

LGBT speakers are valuable figures in the fight for global equality. Their personal journeys to self-acceptance make for inspiring speeches at events, where they present the power of education and inclusion. From corporate clients to LGBT networks, these speakers resonate with attendees from all backgrounds, to expand their perspectives and support. Dismantle stereotypes and internal bias with an LGBT speaker.

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Featured LGBTQ+ Speakers

Bobby Berk

Award Winning Interior Designer & One of the Fab 5 on Queer Eye

Nicola Adams

First Openly LGBT Person to Win an Olympic Boxing Gold Medal

Michelle Visage

Singer, Television Presenter and Media Personality Who is a Judge on RuPaul's Drag Race & an LGBT+ Ally

Paris Lees

The First Trans Columnist for British Vogue & Number One on the 2013 Pink List

Colin Jackson

Olympic Medallist, Two Time Commonwealth Champion & Former World Record Holding Hurdler

Inga Beale

First Female CEO of Lloyd’s of London, Named on the OUTstanding LGBT Power List

How do I hire an LGBT speaker?

With a bureau like the LGBT Speakers Agency, booking an inspiring speaker could not be easier. Our team of agents are on-hand to research, contact and book speakers on your behalf, to take the hassle out of hiring an orator for your event. Discuss your requirements with our team, who will handpick a selection of LGBT speakers with your specifications in mind. Simply choose the speaker best suited to your event’s needs!

How much does an LGBT speaker cost to book?

Speakers can differ in cost depending on their experience and qualifications – there is no single cost to booking an LGBT speaker. Instead, The LGBT Speakers Agency are on hand to source a selection of speakers with your budget in mind. This time-effective way of booking a speaker allows you to focus on other elements of your event, while a team of experts organise contracts, invoices, travel and more.

Who are the best speakers for 2022?

Speakers specialising in diversity and equality are in high demand, and it is not hard to see why. With more businesses than ever valuing the power of diverse opinions and experiences, LGBT speakers are regularly booked to propose strategies for inclusion. These speakers are popular for their inspiring stories and first-hand accounts, which resonate with audiences.

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18 %
Of LGBTQ+ Staff Have Been Targeted by Negative Conduct in the Workplace
12 %
Of Trans People Have Been Physically Attacked in the Workplace
47 %
Of Millennials Consider Diversity and Inclusion When Job Searching
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Speakers Available to Educate Your Audience

Including sporting stars and politicians, CEOs and celebrities, our network of LGBT speakers feature instantly recognisable personalities from several industries.

They have each experienced first-hand the devastating effects of discrimination, making these speakers enlightening and emotive in equal measure.

With 1/5 LGBT+ staff reporting negative conduct in the workplace, business leaders must safeguard their staff, with the help of an LGBT speaker.

Key Dates For 2022

LGBTQ+ History Month is recognised in February every year, to retell the defining achievements made by the community and promote education as a vehicle for equality. The global event presents a timeline of pinnacle moments in LGBTQ+ history, including the Stonewall Riots and The Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Act, a key topic for inclusivity-themed events.  Read more on LGBT History Month, in our guide to Everything You Need To Know About LGBT History Month.

The 17th of May is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, an important event that recognises the discrimination experienced by the LGBTQ+ community. First documented in 2004, it is an important opportunity for businesses to send a clear message of support to their LGBTQ+ employees, and pioneer inclusion within their workplace. LGBT Speakers are booked to host network events for this important day.   

Taking place from the 1st to the 30th of June, to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969, LGBTQ+ Pride Month is an annual celebration of love, diversity and equality. The month is an essential opportunity for businesses and organisations alike to recognise the feats made by the LGBTQ+ community and set a clear precedent for their employees.  Take a look at our selection of the top 10+ LGBT Speakers for Pride Month.
 

Stonewall Riots Anniversary – 28th June

The Stonewall Riots Anniversary takes place on the 28th of June, to recognise the police raids that targeted a New York City Gay Club in 1969. The attack was followed by impassioned protests, which resulted in a history-defining LGBTQ+ movement and Pride Month. Events booked to commemorate the Stonewall riots benefit from an LGBT speaker, whose stories of personal discrimination educate audiences. 

Transgender Awareness Week - 13th to 19th November

Transgender Awareness Week takes place annually, with this years taking place from the 13th to the 19th of November. Transgender Awareness Week is a time during which advocates raise awareness of the transgender community through education, increasing awareness on issues associated with Transgender identity and transition. The week is held leading up to Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Transgender Day of Remembrance - 20th November

Transgender Day of Remembrance takes place at the end of Transgender Awareness Week, on the 20th of November. The day is held to memorialise those who have been killed as a result of transphobia, bringing awareness to the violence that has been endured throughout history by transgender people. 

International Transgender Day of Visibility - 31st March

The International Transgender Day of Visibility is celebrated on the 31st of March annually, commemorated to celebrate members of the transgender community. Also a means of raising awareness of the discrimination that continues to face transgender people, Transgender Day of Visibility highlights the contributions transgender people have made to society throughout history.