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 […]

ParaPride at The Stratford Arts Circus

ParaPride held a great night at the Stratford Arts Circus to raise funds for their work. It was a great success with a very enthusiastic audience clearly enjoying the range of talent on display which included Son of a Tutu (show host); Mark Anthony, (Drag King); Wheel Elvis (Jimmy Hennigan – impersonator/singer); Maria Hurtz, (Drag Queen); Ebony Rose Dark (Interpretive dance/performing […]

Fyne Times – LGBT+ History Month Issue

Click on the image above to read the magazine The latest issue features: Proud Voices: featuring Drag Syndrome Sue Sanders: “We have to fight for our History” Lifting the LGB Armed Forces Law: 20 years on

High Table Temi Wikey at the Bush Theatre

High Table Temi Wikey at the Bush Theatre til 21st march https://www.bushtheatre.co.uk/ by Sue Sanders This is a truly exciting, inspiring, funny and painful play. Set in London, Nigeria and the North star, on the edge of the present. We watch the journey of two young lesbians on the rocky wedding road and witness their parents […]

A Queer Céilí At The Marty Forsythe nominated for Irish Stage Award

As part of OTP 2019, Schools OUT UK’s Dr Jeff Evans commissioned a play based on events in Ulster’s LGBT+ history that he witnessed first hand. It has earned actor Christopher Grant who plays Michael a Best Supporting Actor nomination at the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards 2020. A Queer Céilí at the Marty Forsythe: […]

OUTing The Past 2020 – Invitations for Hubs and Presenters

OUTing the Past invites for presenters and Hubs 1st September to 31st September OUTing the Past is a growing international festival of LGBT history run by Schools OUT UK and our passionate unpaid volunteers. This year we had over 100 offers of presentations and 17 hubs in the UK, the island of Ireland, Norway, Sweden […]

The Ice King Cometh

As it’s LGBT History Month and the Winter Olympics are being held in South Korea it’s timely that The Ice King, based on the life of Olympic medal ice-skater John Curry, will have its UK release on the 23rd of this month. There will be a premiere of the film tomorrow, the 22nd at Brighton’s Duke’s at Komedia, […]

Prejudice and Pride: Exploring LGBTQ History at National Trust Places

Prejudice and Pride at the National Trust The National Trust Magazine have produced an article supporting their Prejudice and Pride exhibitions across some of their sites. “Many of our places were home to, and shaped by, people who challenged conventional ideas of gender and sexuality. 50 years after the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality, we’re exploring […]

Stop Press: Burnley Buggers and Lesbian Liberators to be featured on the BBC

Theatre producers Abi Hynes and Stephen Hornby (pictured below)are going out live on Radio 5 Live at around 8.50pm on Sunday 12th Feb for a ten minute piece on the Jane Garvey and Peter Allen show on the LGBT HM 2017 Festival Theatre commissions for The Burnley Bugger’s Ball and Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator. This is the link […]