Paud’s Pins – an LGBTQ+ history project An LGBT community archive which comprises over 100 badges belonging to former Gay’s the Word bookshop manager Paud Hegarty. The badges were discovered recently abandoned in an attic. The physical archive is housed in the bookshop in London. Learn more about the campaigns & struggles of left-wing and LGBTQ+ […]
Online exhibition from the Bishopsgate Institute to commemorate LGBT+ history month and a physical exhibition they are holding at the Barbican centre. Also, explore an audio play list of clips from hit LGBT records from the 1980s. Out and About! | Barbican
New web archive from the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation and available from the archive.it website. It currently includes 74 archived web resources covering LGBT+ activism in South Asia and its diaspora. These are valuable for grass roots discussion of gay and transgender rights , pride and cultural events and responses to government policy which may […]
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.