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.
Sodom Island and Samuel Jones: Pandaemonium and sodomitical order on Norfolk Island, 1832-1846.
Discourse of sodomy relates as much to sex between men as it does to a social inversion of authority.
Queerly does it: LGBTQ+ participation, methodology and influence
Can a community based curatorial project influence a museum’s collection and programme, what methods are effective and what is the impact on participants?
Daughter of District Six: The Kewpie photographic collection
The Kewpie collection comprises 600 photographs depicting the lives of self-described ‘moffies’ in Cape Town’s District Six between 1950 and the 1970s and provides a record of a community that was scattered following the demolition of District Six.
The North South Divide? Examining Queer Intersections between Newcastle upon Tyne and London
How have physical and mediated movements of LGBTQ subjects between London and the North-East has evolved since the 1980s?