LGBT Books on Google

>Google, the much used search engine also offer a book search facility. Publishers can make available online sections of books or even complete books for Google users to search. There is also a Library Project which makes available and searchable the catalogues of major libraries. There are of course LGBT books available on the search; mostly academic works. Click on …

Bugger the High Seas!

>Avast, me hearties! Arrr! Today of all days be International Talk Like a Pirate Day. If we hear any complain’ from ye scallywags, ye’ll be walkin’ the plank! Here’s a coupla nice pieces of booty for ye, lubbers: We, Gentlemen o’ fortune be among the most romanticised and fabled characters in history and the Seven Seas. By the Powers! From …

Tomboys and Bachelor Girls

>In the late 1950’s Josie Pickering was leading a double life. By day she was a ‘proper’ 1950’s housewife – married and looking after her young children. But at night she visited the lesbian bars and clubs of Manchester. Eventually she left her husband for another woman. As the Woman’s Hour‘s team on BBC Radio 4 discovers, Josie’s story is …