LGBTQIA people

Includes resources about – and the cultural sector’s response to – people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, intersex, or asexual.

  • LGBTQ histories

    November 22, 2018

    British Library resource:"From the 1500s to today, this site charts the struggles for love, identity and legislative change faced by LGBTQ communities in the UK. Here we explore the experiences and stories encountered in our collections, but also pose questions and seek to involve the community in thinking about… more

    Tagged with: LGBTQIA people

  • Speak Out London

    December 30, 2016

    Launch of the Speak Out London website:"Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Speak Out London volunteers assisted by London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) have created a community archive using oral histories and memorabilia to complement and, where necessary, challenge more formal collections held at LMA.We have done this by… more

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  • We Need Diverse Books™

    November 20, 2016

    "We Need Diverse Books™ is a grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people."Amongst the resources on their website are links to a huge range of booklists… more

    Tagged with: Black, ethnic minority and mixed-race people, Children & young people, Disability, Health & Wellbeing, Mental Health, LGBTQIA people

  • OUT!

    July 14, 2016

    "Manchester Pride’s OUT! website is now live! OUT! is an interactive journey through LGBT histories in Greater Manchester and beyond that offers a timeline, trails and archives of the local area for members of the public, community and researchers. The timeline offers a digital journey through pivotal moments in… more

    Tagged with: LGBTQIA people

  • Digital Transgender Archive

    June 29, 2016

    "The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts at the College of the Holy Cross, the DTA is an… more

    Tagged with: LGBTQIA people

  • Digital Transgender Archive

    February 18, 2016

    Overview:"The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts at the College of the Holy Cross, the DTA is… more

    Tagged with: LGBTQIA people