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 […]
LGBT history month (February) is a good time to revisit these free British Library resources: LGBTQ histories on the British Library website explores the development of LGBTQ identities and communities in the UK. It has a timeline for students, academic articles, biographies of key individuals and digitised copies of key works. They include this account of […]
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 […]
This web archive has been curated by the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, member libraries of the Latin America Libraries of the Northeast Group. It has snapshots of ‘264 vulnerable websites’ – these are Brazilian government websites in the areas of human rights, the environment, LGBTQ issues and culture for the period following the election of […]
10th October was World Mental Health Day and the first Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit has been held. Its website has reports and decisions. Why is it necessary to focus on mental health? The Education Policy Unit’s Access to childrens mental health services report for 2018 found that the number of referrals to mental health […]