How good is the representation of LGBTQ characters in major Hollywood films? Find out in the latest annual report from GLAAD which maps eight major motion picture studios during the 2019 calendar year. GLAAD researched films released by Lionsgate, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, STX Films, United Artists Releasing, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Studios and Warner Bros., as well as films released by […]
OutRage! was a radical, non-violent, direct action LGBT human rights group that fought against homophobia in the State, the Church and society in general. It was founded in 1990 by activists including Peter Tatchell. This excellent visual record is based on the archives held by the LSE Archives . It covers key campaigns and offers insight […]
With the cancellation of face-to-face meetings some resources from this year are now online. They cover the theme Queering the Archive. Contributors include: Del LaGrace Volcano (visual artist), Jordy Rosenberg (writer and academic), Julietta Singh (writer and academic), Topher Campbell (filmmaker, writer and photographer), Mojisola Adebayo (playwright and performer) and Roma Havers (poet and performer). They include readings […]
…was created in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexuals, transgender, intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics The date of May 17th was specifically chosen to commemorate the World Health Organization’s decision in 1990 to declassify […]
A new Google Arts and culture exhibition curated by staff at the LSE Library. It includes the original handwritten list of demands from 1970 plus great 1970s photos and images of documents. Topics covered include the membership and role of women in the GLF.
Top 100 employers for LGBT staff See the latest list from Stonewall. At the top is Newcastle city council. Find out what they do well. The list is an annual voluntary exercise. The methodology is available on the website.
A new online exhibit from Europeana. It gives a short history of Pride festivals using items such as photos and badges from Europe’s leading library and museum collections.
The Virtually Queer online oral history archive. This small collection showcases films originally shown at Our Naked Skin, at The Salisbury Arts Centre in 2018. They mainly focus on women activists.
IDAHOBIT 2019 The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is 17th May Stonewall has shared some key support organisations. Its website has examples of continuing discrimination. The TUC has also released reports of LGBT harassment at work Censorship can and still does continue. Each year the American Library Association provides a list of books that […]
United Nations Development Programme has just devised the first indicators on how to measure LGBTI inclusion. This is part of the process of measuring the delivery of 2030 development objectives. It provides provides a set of 51 indicators in the areas of health, education, civil and political participation, economic empowerment, security and violence.