A Warrior With Some Marker Pens, Glue and a Photocopier!

Our second blog post from one of our excellent speakers from OUTing the Past: The 3rd National Festival of LGBT History, which is coming to the Museum of Liverpool on 25 February, is Andrew Dineley. Andrew is the Creative Director of Soft Octopus Design Studio and will be discussing his activism and work designing, amongst […]

Victoria and Albert Museum Gears Up for OUTing the Past on the 10th February

We are pleased to announce that on the 10th February 2017 we will again be one of the national hubs for OUTing the Past: The National Festival of LGBT History. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality, the theme for this year’s festival is ‘Law, Citizenship and PSHE*’ (*Personal, Social and Health Education). […]

‘Corruption of Public Morals’! – OUTing the Past at the Museum of Liverpool

In the run up to our free conference OUTing the Past: The 3rd National Festival of LGBT History on 25 February, we will be publishing some special guest blogs by our exciting speakers to give you a flavour of the day and to find out more. Our first is Valerie Stevenson, Head of Academic Services, Liverpool […]

Carlisle Celebrates Cumbria's LGBT History

CELEBRATE is the first project to explore and uncover the living history of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans (LGBT) community in Cumbria. The exhibition documents past and present LGBT events in the county, and features the stories of prominent individuals in Cumbria’s LGBT community such as best-selling author Sir Hugh Walpole and artist Percy […]

April Ashley: Portrait of a Lady

LGBT History Month patron Stephen Whittle OBE recommends: Sarah and I had a fantastic , exhausting evening at the opening today of April Ashley; Portrait of a Lady at the Museum of LIverpool. If someone had told me back in 1974 when I worked in the Councillors Liason Office in Liverpool (answering letters from David […]