LGBTQI+ lives in the Merchant and Royal Navy.

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When:
February 11, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
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Where:
Merseyside Maritime Museum
34 The Colonnades
Liverpool L3 4AG
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Joanne Connor
0151 478 4852
LGBTQI+ lives in the Merchant and Royal Navy. @ Merseyside Maritime Museum | England | United Kingdom

Camp men on 20th century passenger ships found it queer heaven. Some even transitioned. But Royal Navy men faced the noose in the past. Many women and men were dismissed and their careers ruined until as late as 2000. Find out the contrasting LGBTQI+ histories of the two navies in this highly-illustrated talk by Dr Jo Stanley.