LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 27th December – 2nd January

>We seek them out so you don’t have to. This is our weekly non-exhaustive round up of upcoming LGBT programmes on the radio and television. Inclusion of a programme is not a recommendation.Enjoy! Some of the radio programmes listed below can be listened to again via the Listen Again facility of the BBC’s website while some of the television programmes …

History MonthLGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 27th December – 2nd January

LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 20th – 26th December

>We seek them out so you don’t have to. This is our weekly non-exhaustive round up of upcoming LGBT programmes on the radio and television. Inclusion of a programme is not a recommendation.Enjoy! Some of the radio programmes listed below can be listened to again via the Listen Again facility of the BBC’s website while some of the television programmes …

History MonthLGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 20th – 26th December

LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 13th – 19th December

>We seek them out so you don’t have to. This is our weekly non-exhaustive round up of upcoming LGBT programmes on the radio and television. Inclusion of a programme is not a recommendation.Enjoy! Some of the radio programmes listed below can be listened to again via the Listen Again facility of the BBC’s website while some of the television programmes …

History MonthLGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 13th – 19th December

Burroughs Live

>A new exhibition opened this week at the Royal Academy as part of the GSK Contemporary Season. Burroughs Live marks the mid point between the tenth anniversary of William Burroughs’ death and the fiftieth anniversary of the first publication of his best known novel Naked Lunch. By means of film and video footage of Burroughs performing his works to camera …

History MonthBurroughs Live

Early Day Motion to Mark the Death of Harvey Milk

>On 3 December, John Barrett, the Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West, presented the following Early Day Motion to the House of Commons. That this House notes that 2008 marks the 30 year anniversary of the assassination of San Francisco Supervisor and gay rights campaigner Harvey Milk; recognises the profound impact that Harvey Milk had on socio-political life in the …

History MonthEarly Day Motion to Mark the Death of Harvey Milk

Proposition 8 – The Musical

> The video was conceived and written by Marc Shaiman, the Tony-winning composer of “Hairspray” and “South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.” The cast includes Jack Black (who plays Jesus), Neil Patrick Harris, John C. Reilly, Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Margaret Cho, Rashida Jones and others. Read what the Associated Press says about it here. Something more serious and even …

History MonthProposition 8 – The Musical

Happy Crispmas: A Tribute to Quentin Crisp

>The House of Homosexual Culture celebrates Quentin Crisp’s 100th birthday with a mixture of talks, discussion, performance and dressing up. Christmas Day 2008 marks the centenary of Quentin Crisp’s birth, and the House of Homosexual Culture is celebrating with a special Queen’s Telegram on the occasion of his 100th birthday. Hear from the people who knew him and worked with …

History MonthHappy Crispmas: A Tribute to Quentin Crisp

LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 6th – 12th December

>We seek them out so you don’t have to. This is our weekly non-exhaustive round up of upcoming LGBT programmes on the radio and television. Inclusion of a programme is not a recommendation.Enjoy! Some of the radio programmes listed below can be listened to again via the Listen Again facility of the BBC’s website while some of the television programmes …

History MonthLGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 6th – 12th December

Bulletin No 53

>The latest edition of the LGBT History Month bulletin is now available, as usual packed-full of news, information, notices of upcoming events and quotations. To access the latest bulletin please click on one of the links below: word document pdf file You can view all previous bulletins here or register to our mailing list here.

History MonthBulletin No 53

The Plotters Were Lovers

>Tuesday’s radio 4 drama: The Babington Plot examines the doomed attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I and restore a catholic monarchy. The write-up says: At the centre of the story is the relationship between the “reluctant terrorist” Anthony Babington, whose youthful idealism was not matched by the required conviction, and his co-conspirator, Robert Poley, who persistently encouraged him and became …

History MonthThe Plotters Were Lovers