Pride of Place: New Listings

This blog post from Historic England highlights new listings and relistings based on the work that the Pride of Place team carried out last year. Before 1967, homosexuality was illegal. The privacy of the home provided safety and security for many LGBTQ people. via Where the Heart is: 5 Landmark LGBTQ Homes — Heritage Calling

Queer: A Graphic History

There’s something comforting about picture books. They help us navigate words and worlds when we are learning how to read. For the more mature reader, graphic novels can also have the same impact – big ideas made simple by accompanying images. I recently read Queer: A Graphic History and actually feel somewhat comforted – I think I…

Upcoming Talk on ‘Same-Sex Love’ for History at Kingston Seminar Series

Originally posted on History@Kingston:
The next talk in the History at Kingston Seminar Series will take place on Tuesday, 15th March, 2016, 17.00-18.3opm. Claire Hayward, Early Career Researcher and former History PhD Student a Kingston University Will be speaking on: ‘Memorialising Same-Sex Love: Commemorating the Past, Reflecting the Present, Informing the Future’ The Alan…