Tag : LGBTQ+ History Month

Piercing the Canon: LGBTQ+ Representation in Literature

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As Miss Puddleton advises Stephen in The Well of Loneliness, ‘books are good friends’. Here are some classics to add to your book shelf. The Well of Loneliness – Radclyffe Hall Stephen Gordon always had an inkling that something was different about her. The Well of Loneliness follows her venture … Read More

‘The stigma is probably more damaging than the disease’: Leeds Youth Stop Aids HIV+ Speaker Tour

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LUU’s Youth Stop AIDs society presented their long-awaited HIV+ speaker tour on Wednesday 14 February as part of their #itaintover campaign, which seeks to keep the HIV epidemic on the government’s agenda. The UK youth-led movement are lobbying for a world without AIDs by 2030. Working towards this, three incredible … Read More

‘A show for everyone’: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is based on the true story of Jamie Campbell whose dream of being a drag queen at 16 led to him attending his high school prom in drag. The musical is based on the BBC documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16 and although many parts of … Read More

LGBTQ+ Clubbing in Leeds

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“I want to take you to a gay bar,” Electric Six infamously announced in their 2003 hit, and, if you’re part of the LGBTQ+ community – or have been somewhat on the curious side at least – you have most likely dreamed of getting up on a podium at a … Read More