Working from the personal papers of two queer women, Rottman sketches two different efforts to make a queer home, paying particular attention to the intersections of gender and class inscribed in their archival materials.
‘A thousand acres of red fertile earth’: The rural and the urban in 1970s visions of lesbian nation
Concepts of the rural shaped the imagined and actual formation of women’s lands in particular ways in the 1970s and early 1980s
Manchester Women’s Liberation Newsletter and the Lesbian Community
The Manchester Women’s Liberation Newsletter offers insights into Manchester’s lesbian community in the 1970s and 1980s.
York Lesbian Arts Festival, 2000-2008: “It was like we took over the city…”
The York Lesbian Arts Festival is a significant and vibrant part of the city’s queer past.