This public event on 14 November 2018 marks the conclusion of Queer Beyond London.
In Other Words: The Roles of a Community Bookshop in Plymouth
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.
Hello Caller: Queer lives and the rotary dial telephone
The black rotary telephone sits at the heart of my queer memories and opens lines into the queer past.
Back to Back in the Gay Village
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.
Safe Spaces and Claimed Places: An Exploration of LGBT Representation In Sites on a Local Level
How has the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered communities’ relationship with public and private spaces evolved and developed in Plymouth?
Generalisations and Assumptions versus the lived experience of LGBT people in medium sized cities
The Divercity project undertakes research into the LGBT experiences in small and medium sized cities in Europe.
Queer Opera Fans in Rural Zhejiang: “Sisterhood”, Politics, and Eroticism
Gay men into this cultural form like to claim that “99 percent of males into yue opera are tongzhi”.
Beyond Brideshead: The Homoerotics of 1930s Oxford in the Photographs of Cyril Arapoff (1898-1976)
Glimpses of the otherwise hidden homoerotic possibilities afforded by the predominantly male university culture of Oxford in the 1930s.
A “Queer Collection”: The Anglo Colony in Florence in the 1920s and 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 harmful assumption of homophobia in the provinces
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.