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.
Founded in 1977 and one of the UK’s oldest gay groups, GAGS was Surrey’s longest established LGBT community group until its demise in 2016.
Paul Furness made the 302.0 badge using a Dymo Label Maker during the 1970s whilst working in the medical records office at Leeds General Infirmary.
Where on earth would a cake become the centre of a legal and religious battle over LGBTQ rights? In Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The Manchester Women’s Liberation Newsletter offers insights into Manchester’s lesbian community in the 1970s and 1980s.
Sebastian Buckle’s oral history project, collecting the experiences of 18 gay people living in Southampton, is now held at the Southampton City Archives.
The York Lesbian Arts Festival is a significant and vibrant part of the city’s queer past.
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.