List of News Articles

  1. Gallery: Jean Fredericks' Drag Balls

    Summary: We've delved into the Robert Workman Archive to relive one of Jean Fredericks' legendary Drag Balls. Workman visited the Ball in 1976 to capture the 'goings-on' for Gay News, and we're thrilled to hold these photos.

  2. Lives from the Archives: On The Record (oral historians)

    Summary: OTR are an oral history organisation that inspire social change. They record the memories of people and places, and then turn them into podcasts, books, artworks, websites, and audio walks.

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

  5. 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