LGBTQIA people

Includes resources about – and the cultural sector’s response to – people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, intersex, or asexual.

  • Voices and Visibility: Uncovering hidden histories wallchart

    October 05, 2015

    This wallchart "has been produced by the Forum for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Equality in Further and Higher Education and a group of trade unions in association with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) History Month.The aim has been to produce a resource to support those raising awareness… more

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  • Pride of Place: LGBTQ Heritage Project

    July 26, 2015

    New project from Historic England."We are teaming up with Leeds Beckett University and experts nationwide to explore and celebrate the relationship between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) history and the country's historic buildings and spaces. The project aims to show that LGBTQ heritage is a fundamental and… more

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  • "A brief history of homophobia in Dewey decimal classification"

    July 26, 2015

    Interesting article in the Australian radical literary and cultural magazine, Overland. The author, Doreen Sullivan, very briefly traces the controversies in using DDC (especially in the past). She draws heavily on a student paper, "Naming the Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: A Look at How Gays and Lesbians… more

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  • LGBTQ Histories in the V&A

    July 24, 2015

    The Victoria & Albert Museum's "collections contain a vast range of objects that relate to LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) histories and concerns. The Museum's LGBTQ Working Group unearths previously hidden or unknown LGBTQ histories in the collections and aims to facilitate understanding of LGBTQ identities and histories through… more

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  • "Out Magazine" - Our Favorite LGBT-Positive Children's Books

    February 24, 2015

    "Children's books occupy a tricky place in literature, especially when their aim is to change the minds of readers. It’s a fine line to tread, trying to include LGBT characters without verging into the realm of preachy; all good children's books have a lesson, but kids can’t know… more

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