Independent bookshops like In Other Words were often instrumental in supporting LGBT community as well as creating a space for radical politics to thrive and people to connect.
The black rotary telephone sits at the heart of my queer memories and opens lines into the queer past.
That we can’t tie a particular case or individual to these particular back to backs shouldn’t lead us to conclude that these houses or the people who lived there stood apart from surrounding queer dynamics.
How has the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered communities’ relationship with public and private spaces evolved and developed in Plymouth?
The Divercity project undertakes research into the LGBT experiences in small and medium sized cities in Europe.
Gay men into this cultural form like to claim that “99 percent of males into yue opera are tongzhi”.
Glimpses of the otherwise hidden homoerotic possibilities afforded by the predominantly male university culture of Oxford in the 1930s.
Following World War I queer people fled the metropolis of London for the “provincial” city of Florence in search of a more congenial legal regime and social context.
The assumption of homophobia in the provinces is not backed by general facts, but rather by anecdotes that are sometimes 10 or 20 years old.
Discourse of sodomy relates as much to sex between men as it does to a social inversion of authority.