How was our understanding of sexuality in history transformed by the liberation movements of the late twentieth century and by the challenge of the AIDS epidemic? The historian and activist Jeffrey Weeks explores those questions in the latest episode of the History Workshop podcast. Subscribe and listen now on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, and Stitcher.
This Virtual Special Issue of History Workshop Journal brings together 18 articles on the history of sexualities.
What does the controversy about York’s commemorative plaque to Anne Lister suggest about the historical recovery of queer women’s identities? Anna Clark explores.
As part of HWO’s ‘Remembering Stonewall’ feature, writer and activist Nivea Castro recounts her own memories of the riot in New York City in 1969.
How does CN Lester’s ‘Trans Like Me’ offer radical new perspectives on the integral relationship between feminism and trans rights? Onni Gust investigates as part of HWO’s Remembering Stonewall feature.
Just remembering queer Muslim pasts is not enough – we should acknowledge their inherent power imbalances
Anne Lister’s diaries, detailing her love affairs with women, weren’t published until 1988, centuries after her death. In the latest post for the new Radical Books series, Laura Gowing examines how ‘I Know My Own Heart’ transformed the recovery of lesbian histories.
‘Outing Octavia: Transforming Queer Heritage in Britain’: Goldsmiths Queer History Inaugural Lecture by Professor Alison Oram, 6pm, 2 November 2017, Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths.
A new exhibition, Gay UK: Love, Law and Liberty, runs at the British Library from 2 June – 19 September 2017