Cambridge Talks

Cambridge is the latest city to start an oral history project; thanks to SexYOUality. The LGBT support and social group used the opportunity on its 20th birthday to help young Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Intersex and queer people learn about what life was like 20 years ago and beyond for their community in Cambridge. Like […]

Nearly Half of Our Engineers are in the Closet

Nearly half of Britain’s lesbian and gay engineers are not out at work, according to new research. While 45.2% are out at work, 41.8% remain in the closet. The figures come from a survey carried out by the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Reasons cited by those who preferred not to reveal their sexual identities […]

‘Wow, you really do have two mums!’: What it's like when the children of lesbian mothers go to school

‘Wow, you really do have two mums!’: What it’s like when the children of lesbian mothers go to school – As the debate around Putin’s homophobic stance rages around the Sochi Winter Olympics; as gay people in Nigeria arebeaten to death in the streets as the police stand by; and with the first same-sex marriages in England and Wales only 38 days away, Anna Carlile feels the need to talk about how her family, and other families with lesbian mums, experience school. The fact is, things are better in the UK than they are in many other places around the world, but there is still a long way to go.

1985 Film on YouTube Shows LGB Solidarity with The Miners

A video unearthed from the vaults shows the reciprocal support between LGB campaigners and the Dulais miners in the strike of 1884-5. The lesbian and gay movement supported the strike and the striking miners marched with gay Pride. To see more go here

Alternative Theatre in Lambeth and Camden 1968-88: 11th Nov – 21st Dec at Ovalhouse

Re-Staging Revolutions: Alternative Theatre in Lambeth and Camden 1968-88 ( 11th Nov – 21st Dec at Ovalhouse, Tues – Sat 3-8pm). An exhibition featuring community, experimental, Black, Asian, lesbian, gay, women’s, disabled, political, Theatre-in-Education, agit-prop, physical, visual, performance art, vernacular drama, new writing, satirical and many other theatre companies; championing a generation of artists whose work has influenced and shaped present day British theatre.