LGBT+ History Month, Feb, 2021: 1967 – Seems so long ago

By Mark Stenhoff

1967 – seems so long ago[1] ‘Men who choose to love other men are treated not only with intolerance and contempt but prosecuted and jailed. As a result, they become vulnerable to violence, blackmail, and persecution. … These men are a minority. They receive minority treatment; face prejudice and intolerance; stand accused of depravity and…

LGBT+ History Month, Feb 2021: Queer Threads from an Activist Tapestry

By John Hunt

Preamble 1948: NHS formed. 1952: King George died; I was born, (prematurely, by caesarean). In December the Great Smog blanketed London with a right ‘pea souper’ for five days, killing thousands. 1954: End of food rationing after WW2. 1957: The Wolfenden Report was published, recommending that ‘homosexual behaviour between consenting adults in private should no…

Bi Visible, Bi Proud

By Annie McIntyre

It’s bi visibility day on 23 September, and we have been inspired this year by a collaboration between three leading bisexual advocacy organisations who teamed up with LGBTQ youth charity Just Like Us to celebrate with twenty-three billboards across the UK!  Spearheaded by Libby Baxter-Williams, a longtime advocate for the bisexual community and Director of…