Siegfried Sassoon – The Poet Who Survived

> In Our Time, presented by Melvyn Bragg (BBC Radio 4) discusses the life of First World War poet, Siegfried Sassoon. In 1916 the Military Cross was awarded to a captain in the Royal Welch Fusiliers for “conspicuous gallantry during a raid on the enemy’s trenches”. The citation noted that he had braved “rifle and […]

Greek and Roman Love Poetry – The Pursuit of the Beloved from Sappho to Catullus

> In Our Time, presented by Melvyn Bragg (BBC Radio 4) discusses the work of the poetess Sappho. Greek and Roman love poetry – the source of many of the images and metaphors of love that have survived in literature through the centuries. We begin with the words of Sappho, known as the Tenth Muse […]

Bulletin No 35

> The latest edition of the LGBT History Month bulletin is now available, as usual packed-full of news, information, notices of upcoming events and quotations. To access the latest bulletin please click on one of the links below:word documentpdf file You can view all previous bulletins here or register to our mailing list here.

What Is a Blog?

> The LGBT History Month UK blog is a space for friends of History Month to find news, information, notice of events, tips, press releases, articles and possibly discussions about the LGBT community in the UK and its history. Terminology A weblog (usually shortened to blog, but occasionally spelt web log) is a web-based publication […]