The case of Mary Winter who was sacked by Burnley Bus Company in 1978 for wearing a Lesbian Liberation badge
R’s life story offers an almost unique insight into the development of queer networks and then a commercial scene in a northern city.
Manchester (potentially) became the first place in Europe to have an entirely publicly funded, purpose built centre for the gay community.
Flesh and Homo Electric are two examples of key turning points within Manchester’s LGBT+ music history.
Have your say on Manchester’s LGBTQ history at the People’s History Museum, 18 March.
The People’s History Museum, Manchester wants to bring people together to discuss plans for the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexual acts and to scope out potential for collaborations and cross-promotion.