OTP2021: Virtual Symposium

Join us for a free virtual symposium that will set the stage forCompleting the Past: LGBT+ History and Creative Production Saturday 12th September 202011.00-12.30 BST. Opening remarks and panel discussion I: Creatively engaging with the LGBT+ past. Click here for session registration. 13.00-14.00 BST. Heritage at home: Connecting and engaging with the LGBT+ past through creative […]

Kabosh Theatre – OUTing the Past International Festival 2020

Event date(s): 17 June 2020 to 17 September 2020 Kabosh Theatre has been developing their working partnership with OUTing the Past International Festival of LGBT+ History (OTP). The latest project, developed with funding from the Community Relations Council, is the creation of the audio component for the Queering the North touring exhibition: a joint project between Schools OUT(UK), […]

History Month 2021 Is Go! PHSE – Body, Mind, Spirit

Dan Vo’s Museum At Home Podcast with Sue Sanders In 2017, the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality, we chose ‘PHSE, Citizenship and Law’ as our theme. For 2021, we are returning to PHSE, but to highlight some other aspect of its syllabus – namely physical and mental health.  The Five Faces For 2021 –  […]

Request for Help – Elise Collins’ Dissertation Questionnaire

Archival Practice MA Dissertation, Plymouth University: ‘Towards a Standard for Describing and Indexing LGBT+ Archive Materials’ LGBT+ history is becoming an increasingly important and popular area of research, but for many reasons, LGBT+ records in archives are often hard to find, and can be upsetting. High quality descriptions in catalogues could reduce these issues and […]

Call For Museums To Take Part In #museumfromhome Event On 30th April

by Alistair Brown – Museums Association The Museums Association (MA) is calling for museums across the UK to participate in a BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine event called #MuseumFromHome on 30 April. The event will be a whole day of content on social media, TV and radio focusing on the UK’s museums, and we want you and […]

Wales LGBT+ History Month Roundup

Norena Shopland When Sue Sanders asked me to do a roundup of events that had happened in Wales for LGBT+ History Month, I thought yeah, that’s straightforward. As a historian of Welsh sexual orientation and gender identity history I do try and keep abreast of events, attend many, and speak at a lot. However, having […]

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 […]

How To Queer Your Museum by Ancient House Teenage History Club

Ancient House Teenage History Club created this film to inspire other museums to find LGBTQ+ object in their collections and encourage better representation of queer stories in all museums. Part of Kick the Dust Norfolk – a National Lottery Heritage Fund project. It’s the first day of @LGBTHM and we are proud to premier @AHTeenHC‘s […]

Launch Event – Queering the North – Museum of Free Derry

You are cordially invited to the launch of the Queering the North exhibition at the Museum of Free Derry on 2 February 2020 at 6.00pm. The exhibition will be the first to present the unique LGBT+ history of the North of Ireland/Northern Ireland from 1967 to the present day. The Museum of Free Derry is […]