11 Feb 2021 – Jonathan Cooper: We ask, what’s next for Queer Britain?

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Jan 292021
 
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Jonathan Cooper

To celebrate LGBT History Month, the Human Rights Implementation Centre of the University of Bristol is delighted to welcome Jonathan Cooper OBE, from Doughty Street Chambers, who will delve into queer history and explore the human rights of being queer.

Despite legal reforms, meaningful equality remains out of reach:

  • Trans identities are increasingly the subject of public and political debate
  • Measures to protect LGBT kids from bullying at school are under attack
  • A trans man cannot be registered as the father of the child he gave birth to
  • A gay man can be denied a service with a pro-gay marriage message and the law will provide a legal fiction to justify why that is OK.

Is gender the problem and not the solution? Do we need to end gender? What’s next for Queer Britain?

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Cheryl Morgan

The discussion will be chaired by Dr Sandra Duffy, and Jonathan will be joined in conversation by Cheryl Morgan of OutStories Bristol, and Dr Peter Dunne.

Thursday 11th February 2021, 5pm-6pm

The event will be online via Zoom.

For details and the Zoom link see https://www.bristol.ac.uk/law/events/2021/hric-seminar-.html.

University of Bristol

 

Feb 2021 – UWE events for LGBT+ History Month

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Jan 292021
 

Green poster with text "body, mind, spirit"The University of the West of England have a great line up of events for LGBT+ History Month.

They begin 1st February with a panel of speakers to discuss this year’s national theme: Mind, Body and Soul.

Later events include quizzies, a movie screening, psychology lecturer Nikki Hayfield exploring the importance of appearance and sexuality, Paul Baker celebrating Polari – the language of gay men, an art workshop, and a queer yoga class!

For details of all events see the UWE LGBT+ History Month webpage.

All events are online and are either free or with a charity donation. Advance registration may be required so check in good time.

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24 Feb 2021 – The history of gender in sport

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Jan 102021
 

Women were barred from the original Olympic games, yet Rome had women gladiators.

Down the centuries, the question of who can partake in sport has always been controversial and not least for the LGBTQ+ community. In the 20th century, thanks to advances in medical science, the focus has switched over to definitions of womanhood.

The 1930s saw numerous controversies over women athletes, including Mark Weston from Plymouth who had competed in the Olympics as a woman but, after an unspecified procedure at Charing Cross Hospital, began to live as a man.

These early controversies primarily featured people with intersex traits, and this pattern has continued. More recently there have also been controversies over the participation of trans people in sport.

Our panel discussion will look at the LGBTQ+ history of gender segregation in sport, and what that means for intersex and trans athletes today.

The panel will be:

  • medical historian, Dr. Sonja Erikainen from the University of Edinburgh;
  • historian Professor Noah Riseman from the Catholic University of Melbourne;
  • football player Samantha Walker;
  • rugby player Verity Smith.

This event is morning to accommodate Professor Riseman joining us from Australia.

Wednesday 24th February 2021       11am to 12pm

How to take part

This online talk will be held over Zoom. The event is free but you need to register in advance.

Please book your place through the Bristol Museums website https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/m-shed/whats-on/lgbtq-history-month-the-history-of-gender-in-sport/.

Details of how to join the session will be in your registration email.

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Mark Weston is one of the five Icons for this year’s LGBT+ History Month.

Thanks to Bristol’s M Shed museum for facilitating this event and to M Shed’s Equality and Diversity programme sponsor: UWE Bristol.

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16 Feb 2021 – author Nicola Griffith in conversation

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Jan 102021
 
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Nicola Griffith

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Saint Hilda of Whitby is a key figure in the history of Christianity in early Britain. Born into a royal family in Northumbria in 614 CE, Hilda entered the church and founded Whitby Abbey.

There she hosted the Synod of Whitby in which clergy from the British and Roman branches of the Christian Church met to debate the then disputed question of how to calculate the date of Easter.

In her historical novel, Hild, based on the early life of the saint, award-winning novelist Nicola Griffith chose to make her heroine bisexual.

In this event, Nicola will be in conversation with historian and OutStories Bristol co-chair Cheryl Morgan. They will talk about the research underpinning the novel, and how we understand ideas of sexuality and gender in the ancient and early-medieval world.

They will address the perils of assuming a linear progression of attitudes from the past to the present day — tolerance is not a purely 21st-century characteristic.

Nicola Griffith grew up in Yorkshire but now lives in Seattle with her wife and fellow writer, Kelley Eskridge. Griffith has a successful career in writing novels and memoir, and editing anthologies of original queer fiction. She has won multiple awards, including six from the Lambda Literary Foundation for books with LGBTQ+ themes.

Tuesday 16th February 2021,   7pm to 8pm

How to take part

This online talk will be held over Zoom. The event is free but you need to register in advance.

Please book your place through the Bristol Museums website: https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/m-shed/whats-on/lgbtq-history-month-nicola-griffith-in-conversation/

Details of how to join the session will be in your registration email.

Thanks to Bristol’s M Shed museum for facilitating this event and to M Shed’s Equality and Diversity programme sponsor: UWE Bristol.

Nicola Griffith’s blog: https://nicolagriffith.com/
Cheryl Morgan’s Mewsings: https://www.cheryl-morgan.com/

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10 Feb 2021 – Michael Dillon – Trans pioneer

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Jan 102021
 

Side of man's face, perhaps in his mid 30s with beard and moustache and wearing a seaman's cap and shirt.Michael Dillon is one of the key figures in 20th century trans history.

Whilst other trans men had undergone surgeries before him, Dillon was one of the first people to use testosterone, and probably the very first to receive a penis through plastic surgery.

However, Dillon’s importance goes far beyond his medical transition. He also wrote a treatise on the medical treatment of trans people that was decades ahead of its time. Later on he became the first Western European to be ordained as a Buddhist monk.

Many of the key incidents in Dillon’s life happened while he was living in Bristol. It was not a happy time for him as World War II was raging, and gender transition is never easy.

In this talk Cheryl Morgan will look at Dillon’s life, and in particular bring to light some of the latest research on his time in Bristol.

Speaker: Cheryl Morgan, co-chair of Outstories Bristol.

Wednesday 10th February 2021    3pm to 4pm

How to take part

This online talk will be held over Zoom. The event is free but you need to register in advance.

Please book your place through the Bristol Museums website https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/m-shed/whats-on/lgbtq-history-month-michael-dillon-trans-pioneer/.

Details of how to join the session will be in your registration email.

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Michael Dillon is one of the five Icons for this year’s LGBT+ History Month.

Thanks to Bristol’s M Shed museum for facilitating this event and to M Shed’s Equality and Diversity programme sponsor: UWE Bristol.

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4 Feb 2021 – Muslim views on queer relationships over time

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Jan 102021
 

Hidayah logo comprising rainbow coloured temple dome and minarets with text "Hidayah - gender, sexuality and Islam".According to LGBTQ+ charity Hidayah, research shows that Muslim views on sexual diversity became more conservative in the last century.

Today, the majority of the community does not accept same sex activity whether in the UK or abroad. Some Islamic states imprison gay people under morality laws, and some go as far as imposing the death penalty on them.

In this talk, we take this opportunity to reflect on queer Muslim art and poetry from the past. We will consider how queer Muslims have become increasingly visible. They are challenging views of hetero-normative attitudes in Muslim society today, giving positive examples of queer identities from their heritage.

Speaker: Osman is the outreach volunteer for Hidayah. This is a charity that provides support and welfare for LGBTQ+ Muslims. It provides education around the queer Muslim community to counter discrimination, prejudice and injustice.

Thursday 4th February 2021       6pm to 7pm

How to take part

This online talk will be held over Zoom. The event is free but you need to register in advance.

Please book your place through the Bristol Museums website https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/m-shed/whats-on/lgbtq-history-month-muslim-views-on-queer-relationships-over-time/.

Details of how to join the session will be in your registration email.

Thanks to Bristol’s M Shed museum for facilitating this event and to M Shed’s Equality and Diversity programme sponsor: UWE Bristol.

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18 Nov 2020 – Inauguration of Michael Dillon LGBT+ lecture series

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Nov 102020
 

Side of man's face, perhaps in his mid 30s with beard and moustache and wearing a seaman's cap and shirt.The University of Oxford in partnership with Frontline AIDS is inaugurating a twice-yearly LGBT+ lecture series named after Michael Dillon, the world’s first person known to have successfully transitioned both hormonally and surgically from female to male.

Michael Dillon spent the war years in Bristol and it was here that he began his gender transition.

To mark the creation of this landmark lecture series, the University of Oxford will be hosting an online launch event titled LGBT Rights in a Time of Pandemic.

Wednesday 18th November 2020,   5:30pm to 7pm

A distinguished panel of guests will discuss the formation of The Michael Dillon LGBT+ Lectures, Michael Dillon’s life and legacy, and the status of LGBT+ rights in this time of pandemic. Guests will be:

  • Lord Smith of Finsbury (Chris Smith), the first openly gay male MP and Cabinet minister;
  • Justice Edwin Cameron, former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa hailed by Nelson Mandela as “one of South Africa’s new heroes”;
  • Zing Tsjeng, executive editor of Vice UK, BBC Sounds host, and author of ‘The Forgotten Women’ book series;
  • C N Lester, classical singer, curator, and author of ‘trans like me’;
  • Jonathan Cooper OBE, human rights and international law barrister;
  • Juno Roche, writer and trans rights campaigner.

This live online event is free and open to everyone. Register on Eventbrite.

On registering you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the event.

6 Nov 2020 – LGBT+ History Month 2021 launch event

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Nov 012020
 

"LGBT+ 2021 history month' inside the outline of a light bulbThe theme of the 2021 LGBT+ History Month is ‘Body, Mind and Spirit’. The launch event is this Friday and will be streamed online in conjunction with the British Library.

Each year ‘Five Faces’ are chosen to represent the theme of LGBT+ History Month. To mark the 2021 launch, join this online event celebrating the lives of the five selected icons: Maya Angelou, Mark Ashton, Michael Dillon, Lily Parr and Mark Weston.

Michael Dillon was the world’s first person known to have successfully transitioned both hormonally and surgically from female to male. Michael spent the war years in Bristol and it was here that he began his transition. His story will be told by Cheryl Morgan, Co-Chair of OutStories Bristol.

The event is free and open to all. Book your place on the British Library website.

This is an online event. If you book you will be sent a link in advance giving access and will be able to watch at any time for 48 hours after the start time.

Friday 6th November 2020, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

10 Oct 2020 – 7th Annual John Addington Symonds lecture and AGM

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Sep 152020
 

The Seventh Annual John Addington Symonds Lecture and OutStories Bristol’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 10th October 2020, 2:30pm to 5pm. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the event will be an online video conference via Zoom.

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Dr Alan Greaves

The lecture, to be delivered by Dr Alan Greaves of the University of Liverpool, is on statue desecration which stretches as far back as Roman times and has been headline news this year.

Registering your intention to participate in the video conference is essential to receive the link to the Zoom conference. You can register on Eventbrite and you don’t need to print your ticket.

You will receive the link to the video conference by e-mail a couple of hours before the event starts.

We will pick up your e-mail address from your Eventbrite booking. Your e-mail address will not be used for any other purpose. However if you would like to join the OutStories Bristol e-mailing list, send a message by clicking here.

To join the conference, you will need Zoom enabled on your device. If you have not used Zoom before, you are advised to familiarise yourself with the system. We recommend you test the system with a friend to ensure that you know the settings to get video and sound.

The talk is an annual celebration of the life of John Addington Symonds (1840-1893), Bristol-based writer, art historian and pioneer of homosexual rights.

This event is held by OutStories Bristol in collaboration with the University of Bristol’s Institute of Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition (IGRCT). Our thanks to them for hosting this event.

Find out more about the IGRCT on their website; you can also find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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12 Sep 2020 – Bristol Virtual Pride Day

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Sep 112020
 

This year Bristol Pride are bringing an online celebration of our community. Pride Day will be streamed on Saturday 12th September from 11am to 1am, so get your flags ready, Pride outfits on and the snacks in!

For the most reliable feed, subscribe to their Youtube Channel and you’ll be able to cast the broadcast to your TV or simply watch on a laptop, tablet or your phone. It will also be streaming live via the Brispride Facebook page on the day.

Full details from https://bristolpride.co.uk/virtual-pride-day/

8 to 24 Feb 2020 – ‘Revealing Stories’ at Aerospace Bristol

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Feb 142020
 

OutStories Bristol’s highly successful ‘Revealing Stories’ exhibition is on display at the Aerospace Bristol museum from 8th to 24th February.

The exhibition is based on archival records and oral history interviews with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people associated with Bristol and the surrounding area. Focusing on living memory (c. 1940s to the present) it tells how people fought to shape and control their own lives. It is the story of those who witnessed these changes and helped to make history.

Saturday 8th to Monday 24th February 2020

Aerospace Bristol, Hayes Way, Patchway, Bristol, BS34 5BZ
Maps and how to get there       Opening times

Please note: the exhibition is located in the hanger housing Concorde ‘Alpha Foxtrot’, the last ever Concorde to fly. You will require a ticket to the museum to see Revealing Stories.

This display comprises vertical text panels only; it doesn’t include the objects that were in the original exhibition at Bristol’s M Shed in 2013.

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19 Feb 2020 – seminar ‘Policing Desire: LGBT+ Persecution in the UK, 1970 to 2000’

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Jan 302020
 

Head/shoulders of middle-aged man wearing suit and red tieThe University of Bristol Law School is hosting an event for LGBT History Month ‘Policing Desire: LGBT+ Persecution in the UK, 1970 to 2000‘. The talk will be presented by leading human rights lawyer Jonathan Cooper.

The event is free and open to all. Registration required.

Wednesday 19th February 2020,  5pm to 7pm
at
The Lady Hale Moot Court, 8-10 Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1HH
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8 Feb 2020 – Voices and Visibility: uncovering hidden histories

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Jan 162020
 

A rainbow-coloured flag fluttering in bright sunlightJoin us for an afternoon celebrating LGBT History in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

This free event is brought to you by The Diversity Trust and Aerospace Bristol and includes exciting speakers, OutStories Bristol’s Revealing Stories Exhibition, and Drag Queen Story Time.

See full information and book your free tickets on Eventbrite.

Saturday 8th February 2020,   12pm to 4pm
Aerospace Bristol,  Hayes Way,  Patchway,  BS34 5BZ
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A Bristol LGBT History Month event
Voices and Visibility logo courtesy of LGBThistorymonth.org.uk.

22 Feb 2020 – Freedom to be yourself

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Jan 122020
 

Join a celebration of community, call to action and 25 years of Freedom Youth. This special day of activities will discuss human rights, intersectionality, and history and heritage for LGBTQ+ people in Bristol and overseas.

Programmed by Freedom Youth and involving local and international activists, this will be an opportunity to reflect on the past, consider the present and act on the future.

For the full programme, go to https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/m-shed/whats-on/lgbt-history-festival/.

Saturday 22nd February 2020,  12pm to 4:30pm
M Shed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Rd, Bristol, BS1 4RN
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23 Nov 2019 – OutStories Bristol at Trans Pride South West

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Nov 142019
 

Group of happy brightly-clothed young people on a Pride Parade with a 'Trans Pride' bannerCome and say ‘hello’ at the OutStories Bristol stall at the Trans Pride South West Community Day on Saturday 23rd November. Find out about how we research and record the stories of LGBT+ people in this region.

We particularly want more material from the trans communities in the south west. Do you have documents, leaflets and newsletters about local groups that we could add to our archives? Newspaper cuttings? Photographs?

Above all we seek to record the experiences, life stories and recollections of anyone, regardless of age, who identifies as transgender, non-binary or intersex.

The Trans Pride South West Community Day is part of a week of events from the 19th to the 24th November.

Saturday 23rd November 2019, 12pm to 4pm
The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG
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Website:  https://transpridesw.webs.com/

Bristol 24/7 article:
https://www.bristol247.com/whats-on/events/transgender/trans-pride-south-west-community-day-2019/

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21 Aug 2019 – the history of Pride (PROUDbristol event)

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Aug 092019
 

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PROUDbristol @ WYG: OutStories Bristol

PROUDbristol‘s August event will showcase OutStories Bristol and provide an opportunity for networking before and afterwards.

Speakers include;

  • Robert Howes, OutStories Bristol – Robert will give an overview of the development of Pride celebrations in this Country and abroad and of the LGBT movement in the Bristol area.
  • Charlie Beaton, OutStories Bristol – Charlie will talk about the first Bristol Gay Festival, which he was involved in organising in 1977.

Wednesday 21st August 2019
WYG’s offices, 90 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6DP

Doors open: 18:30
Talks start: 19:00 – please arrive in time to take your seats as the talks will start promptly at 19:00.
Talks finish: 20:00

Drinks and nibbles (only) will be provided, with thanks to our sponsors and hosts, WYG.

Free event and open to everyone. Please register on Eventbrite.

5 Oct 2019 – talk on poet A E Housman + OutStories AGM

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Aug 032019
 

Queer loss, queer Classics: A. E. Housman’s ‘lost country’
Talk by Jennifer Ingleheart

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A E Housman in 1910.
Photo: E O Hoppé.

Queer people have often experienced losses, such as missing the opportunity for marriage and children, the pain of unrequited love, and the potential loss of reputation and liberty. A. E. Housman (1859-1936) writes movingly in his poetry about various losses, including his unhappy love for Moses Jackson, who could not return his feelings. Many of his poems approach the theme of loss and attempt to find consolation for his loss through the framework of the Classics.

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Moses Jackson c.1880

This talk looks at how Classics enabled Housman, a classical scholar and professor of Latin at Cambridge, to come to terms with loss. Housman has the reputation of being a divided man, who wrote very impersonal works of scholarship, and reserved his emotions for his poetry. This talk argues that Housman’s different personas and life were far more similar than this stereotype allows, and that he takes similar approaches to queer loss in his verse and his academic work. We will also explore the presentation of Housman’s attempts to deal with loss through the Classics in the fictionalised account of his life found in Tom Stoppard’s 1997 play The Invention of Love. Finally, the talk considers what Housman’s approach to loss as a queer classicist means for queer classicists and for queer people today.

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Jennifer Ingleheart

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Jennifer Ingleheart is Professor of Latin at Durham University, where she has taught since 2004. She has published widely on Latin love poetry and on the ways in which Roman sexuality has influenced the modern world. Her recent projects have focused on Latin as a queer private language and on receptions of Rome in erotica and pornographic works.


Saturday 5th October 2019, 2:30pm to 5pm

The Old Council Chamber, Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ
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The talk will be preceded by the Annual General Meeting of OutStories Bristol (very brief!).

Everyone is welcome to both the AGM and talk. Admission and refreshments are free but a small donation towards the running costs of OutStories Bristol would be appreciated. Please book on Eventbrite so we know numbers.

The Old Council Chamber is on the first floor of the Wills Memorial Building – go up the main stairs and turn right.

Disabled parking is on the left side of the building with a lift to the first floor.

This is the 6th Annual John Addington Symonds Celebration event held by OutStories Bristol in collaboration with the University of Bristol’s Institute of Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition (IGRCT). Our thanks to them for sponsoring this event.

Find out more about the IGRCT on their website; you can also find them on Facebook and Twitter.

John Addington Symonds (1840-1893) was a Bristol-based writer, art historian and pioneer of homosexual rights. 5th October is his birthday!

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13 July 2019 – OutStories at Bristol Pride

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Jul 102019
 

Bristol Pride logo with suspension bridge, SS Gt Britain and balloons inside a rainbowOutStories will be at Bristol Pride on Saturday. We have a stall in the Community Area near the main entrance to the site.  Come and say hello!

After welcoming an incredible 36,000 people last year, Pride Day is relocating to Durdham Down, doubling its capacity and introducing new festival areas.

Not only is Bristol Pride one of the largest UK Pride events, it’s one of Bristol’s largest festivals, and named in the Top50 World Pride events in 2018 & 2019.

Pride needs your support – so buy a Pride Supporter wristband and beat the queue at the gate. See you there!

Saturday 13th July 2019,  12pm on
Durdham Down, Westbury Park, Bristol

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11 to 16 Feb 2019 – ‘Revealing Stories’ at M Shed

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Feb 122019
 

OutStories Bristol’s highly successful ‘Revealing Stories’ exhibition is on display at M Shed from 11th to 16th February to coincide with LGBT History Day on the 16th.

The exhibition is based on archival records and oral history interviews with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people associated with Bristol and the surrounding area. Focusing on living memory (c. 1940s to the present) it tells how people fought to shape and control their own lives. It is the story of those who witnessed these changes and helped to make history.

Monday 11th to Saturday 16th February 2019

M Shed,    Wapping Road,    Bristol,    BS1 4RN
Map                  Getting to M Shed

Please note: this display comprises vertical text panels only; it doesn’t include any of the objects that were in the original exhibition at Bristol’s M Shed during February/March 2013.

 

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LGBTHM 2019 – The Line-Up

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Jan 142019
 

We have our full list of speakers and topics available now. Here’s what we will have for you at M Shed on Saturday, February 16th.

Stephen Williams – The former MP for Bristol West will be in conversation with James Higgins of Bristol 24/7, talking about what it was like being an openly gay MP.

Lisa PowerFounding Stonewall – what happened? A personal memory of the late 80s from Section 28 to the start of Stonewall’s rise.

Max CarocciNative American Two-Spirits: Alternative Histories of Gender and Sexuality.

Performance story teller, Rachel Rose Reid, will be in conversation with Cheryl Morgan, talking about The Romance of Silence, a French Mediaeval story with a non-binary person as the main character.

Dr Edson Burton Decolonising sexuality (LGBTQ+ in Black History).

Elissa O’Connell of Feminist Archive South will talk about Reclaiming Queer Feminist Liberation: using feminist and LGBT+ history to explore solidarity and inclusivity in activism then and now.

Gemma Brace: Wake Up and Dream, an introduction to the life of theatre designer, Oliver Messel, illustrated with items from the University of Bristol Theatre Collection.

In addition we will be showing the film, Talking LGBT+ Bristol, made in 2018 by Bristol 24/7 and Tusko Films.

The talks will be in the Studio rooms. The running order is as follows:

  • 12:00 — Gemma Brace
  • 12:30 — Elissa O’Connell
  • 13:00 — Dr Edson Burton
  • 13:30 — Lunch break & Talking LGBT+ Bristol
  • 14:00 — Rachel Rose Reid
  • 14:30 — Max Carocci
  • 15:00 — Lisa Power
  • 15:30 — Stephen Wlliams

As usual, there will be a variety of community stalls in the M Shed first floor foyer. Confirmed bookings include:

  • OutStories Bristol
  • Bristol Pride
  • LGBT Bristol
  • Off the Record
  • Historic England
  • Exeter University, Rethinking Sexology Project
  • Action for Children

Keep an eye open for in-depth posts about each of these talks. Everything is free, so we look forward to seeing you at M Shed on February 16th.