Glad-to-be-gay-badgeWelcome to the website of OutStories Bristol. We collect and preserve the social history and recollections of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender/transsexual (LGBT) people living in or associated with Bristol, England.  Use this website to tell us your story. Visit our Facebook page.

Bristol Post front page shortlisted for award

You may now kiss the groomThis front page picture on the Bristol Post has been shortlisted for a national award for best regional newspaper Front Page of 2014.

Click here to vote.


TransFlag_raising2Bristol raises trans flag

November 20th  was Transgender Day of Remembrance and the Lord Mayor of Bristol raised the trans flag in front of City Hall – the first time Bristol City Council has held a public event aimed specifically at trans people. Read more here.

BLAGS grant gifts portraits to M Shed
Daryn Carter, Peggy Hancock and Dale Wakefield.  Portraits by Malcolm Ashman.

Photo: (c)Matt Seow

We are delighted to announce that Bristol Lesbian & Gay Switchboard have granted a £600 award for OutStories Bristol’s proposal to buy three portraits from Bath artist Malcolm Ashman for donation to Bristol’s M Shed museum. Click here for the story.



OutStories Bristol – the next chapter


Following our highly successful Revealing Stories exhibition at Bristol’s M Shed and libraries in Bath, Yate and Weston-super-Mare, we are planning our next major project. Read about it here.


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