Welcome to the website of OutStories Bristol. We collect and preserve the social history and recollections of LGBT+ people living in or associated with Bristol, England. Use this website to tell us your story. Visit our Facebook page.
Bristol’s LGBT History Festival is Almost Here!
Bristol is one of six UK cities hosting a National Festival of LGBT History. Over the period 17th to 21st February the Festival will present a variety of events in Bristol. The main events are as follows:
- 15 Feb 2016 – Opening of Revealing Stories exhibition at UWE
- 17 Feb 2016 – The Enduring Legacy of Harvey Milk with Stuart Milk (Bristol Uni)
- 19 Feb 2016 – LGBT History Festival – Civic Launch (M Shed)
- 20 Feb 2016 – LGBT History Festival – National History Day (M Shed)
- 21 Feb 2016 – LGBT History Festival – Local History Day (M Shed)
For a full list of events and posts about our guest speakers at the Bristol Festival, click here.
And for a lovely flyer version of the programme, click here.
Help map LGBT+ Bristol
Mapping LGBT+ Bristol is a collaboration between Bristol University, Bristol City Council and OutStories Bristol to create a permanent digital archive of the LGBT+ history of Bristol and the surrounding area.
Small teams of people are working together on the various aspects: oral history, research, website development, etc.
Exploring Gender Fluidity through Science Fiction and Fantasy
Click here to hear OutStories Bristol co-chair Cheryl Morgan’s lecture at Liverpool University on how Transgendered identities have been represented and evolved within science fiction writing and comics.
Read about Bristol ….. quirky, diverse, educated, historic.
The opinions expressed in this website are the views of individual authors and do not necessarily represent the views or policies of OutStories Bristol.
*LGBT+ means lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender including all gender, sexual, and romantic minorities.