“Have Pride: An inspirational history of the LGBTQ+ movement” By Stella Caldwell

I don’t believe this book will ever find a place on my bookshelf. It has already been passed to family who have plans to pass it to friends and with hope, this book’s message will spread. Have Pride is a whistle stop tour through the highs and lows of LGBTQ+ history. Thankfully, today many LGBTQ+ […]

A RICH AND VARIED ANTHOLOGY: Josephine Corcoran Reviews Filigree: Contemporary Black British Poetry

Full Review here: https://ninearchespress.blogspot.com/2020/06/a-rich-and-varied-anthology-josephine.html?m=1 Adam Lowe is a member of the steering committee of Schools OUT UK, creators of LGBT+ History Month, The Classroom and OUTing The Past. In Adam Lowe’s ‘Boy-Machine,’ a different kind of air travel is contemplated as the myth of Icarus unfolds from three perspectives: the first speaker dreams of the sensual […]

“No Modernism Without Lesbians”, by Diana Souhami

Review of “No Modernism Without Lesbians”, by Diana Souhami Sue Sanders for LGBT+ History Month, May, 2020 It was back in the eighties when I went to the British Library to start my research on lesbians which I had discovered in the very coded descriptions of Dale Spenders’ book, “Women of Ideas and What Men […]

Sensible FootWear – A Girl’s Guide

Kate Charlesworth (born 1950) is a British cartoonist and artist who has produced comics and illustrations since the 1970s. Her work has appeared in LGBT publications such as The Pink Paper, Gay News, and AARGH. She has produced science comics for New Scientist (“Life, the Universe and (Almost) Everything”) and The Independent. In 2015, her graphic novel Sally Heathcote: Suffragette was included in a […]

‘The Veronal Mystery’ by Norena Shopland

If you are interested in LGBT+ history and court cases this may be the book for you. Norena has done a meticulous job of following evidence, reading archives and newspapers of the time, to piece together a fascinating story of the lives of two men; Eric Trevanion and Albert Roe, and the death of Eric […]

Jonathan Cutbill’s LGBT+ Historical Library Collection moving day – BBC Radio Shropshire

Jonathan Cutbill, a founder of Gay’s The Word bookshop in London’s Bloomsbury, died last May aged 82. His collection, which has over 33,000 items, dates back to 1760, and will be moved from his Shrewsbury home to the University of London. The collection,is catalogued and cross-referenced, consists of books, newspapers, pamphlets, artworks, correspondence and other […]

LGBT+ History Month films from Manchester Metropolitan University

Over the month MMU will be releasing a film every day on their YouTube channel. Take a look here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ManMetUni/videos and at the schedule below to see what’s on its way. Release Date Speaker Author 1st Andrew McMillan Tom Spanbauer To celebrate LGBT History Month 2020, the Department of English has produced this series of […]

'No Outsiders' by Andrew Moffatt – Review

NO OUTSIDERS IN OUR SCHOOLS Teaching the Equality Act in Primary Schools & RECLAIMING RADICAL IDEAS IN SCHOOLS Preparing Young Children for Life in Modern Britain By Andrew Moffat Given the controversy over Andrew’s work in Parkview School I thought it was wise for Schools OUT UK to review his books and explore his work.  […]