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.
Tag: queer history
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.
Gilbert & George’s Underneath The Arches seems to stray from the certainty of a specific location and structure, allowing the experience of homelessness to be transfigured into a performance that evokes queer masculinity, the uncanny workings of popular memory, and a home simultaneously embodied, dreamt, and just out of reach.
Matt Cook, History Workshop Journal editor and professor of modern history at Birkbeck, on a moving collection of oral histories gathered from people living in the city of Brighton and Hove, who identify in various ways as trans.