List of News Articles
Lives from the Archives: Holly Revell
Gallery: A-Z of LGBTQ+ London
Summary: We've been celebrating this year's Pride Month with an A-Z tour of LGBTQ+ London on our social media.
Gallery: The LGBTQ+ community and Section 28
Summary: Today marks the anniversary of the Section 28 legislation being introduced, which banned the "promotion of homosexuality" by local authorities in 1988. This meant schools and councils were unable to provide young LGBTQ+ people with help.
Gallery: The Gay Liberation Front & Pride
Summary: Britain’s first Pride was held in 1972, organised by the Gay Liberation Front (GLF). Pride marches have since marked several key moments in LGBTQ+ history, and we're excited to share with you previously unseen images of the second ever Pride.
Event: OUTing the Past
Summary: In celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month this year, we were pleased to welcome back Sue Sanders and OUTing the Past for an online event.
Gallery: London's LGBTQ+ nightlife
Summary: London is often seen as a haven for the LGBTQ+ community, with queer nightlife providing a chance for connection, community, and escapism.
Lives from the Archives: Dan Glass (LGBTQ+ activist)
Summary: Dan founded "Queer Tours of London", which shine a light on London's rich LGBTQ+ history.
Lives from the Archives: Natasha Walker (Co-Chair of Switchboard)
Summary: Switchboard is an LGBTQ+ Helpline that was established in 1974 as “London Gay Switchboard” and took its first call on 4 March.
Event: Pride & Prejudice - Discussing Clause 28 with Peter Tatchell, Lisa Power MBE, and Michael Cashman MEP
Summary: On 8 November 2012, we hosted the "Pride & Prejudice" talk with Peter Tatchell (Peter Tatchell Foundation), Lisa Power MBE, and Michael Cashman MEP (Labour politician, founder of Stonewall).
Lives from the Archives: Buster (Mr Leather UK 2019)
Summary: Since 2016, Bishopsgate Institute has been home to the UK Leather and Fetish Archive, dedicated to documenting the history and heritage of fetish, kink, and BDSM in Britain and beyond