National Festival of LGBT History: York Hub

February 11, 2017 all-day Europe/London Timezone
York Explore Library
Library Square
York YO1 7FD
York LGBT History Month
National Festival of LGBT History: York Hub @ York Explore Library | York | England | United Kingdom

The Marriott Room at York Explore Library and Archive will play host to a fascinating variety of free talks on all aspects of LGBT history. Visitors can drop in throughout the day to discover hidden stories and forgotten heroes, and to find out about the other exciting events taking place throughout the month of February. Hot drinks, snacks and lunch will be available to purchase from the cafe. And if one of the talks sparks your interest and you’d like to read more about LGBT history, you’re in the right place!


10.30: Stephen Miller, ‘Maurice Dobson: A story of bravery, acceptance and love’

11.00: Jeff Evans, ‘Criminal prosecution of inter-male sex, 1850-1970’

11.30: Break

12.00: Caroline Paige, ‘True Colours: Trailblazing transgender service in the military’

12.30: Paul Amann, ‘Kop Outs: You’ll Never Walk Alone’

13.00: Lunch

14.00: Rainer Schulze, ‘The battle for decriminalisation of (male) homosexuality in (West) Germany, 1945-69’ CANCELLED

14.30: Juno Jones, ‘The Gay Liberation Front: how we invented direct action’

15.00: Break

15.30: Jane Traies, ‘The Other Consenting Adults: or, what were lesbians doing in 1967?’

16.00: Alison Child, ‘Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney: ‘Our love is a thing apart”

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