How can commemorating our activist past help to build new hope for political change? Looking back to 1969, when she received news of the Stonewall riots and the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz, Jewelle Gomez explores the significance of these vitally interlinked events that shaped her personal and political identity.
‘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
There is both precedent and demand for a queer museum. Make it happen!
Rather than righting the wrongs of the past, the pardon exploits LGBTQ issues and people, a perverse outcome of the Conservative government’s ongoing attempt to appear progressive, inclusive, and LGBTQ friendly.
‘What is the History of Sexuality?’ at Birkbeck brought together doctoral students from across the world, and was an opportunity for their innovative research to be critiqued and developed through discussion with scholars in the field.