OUTing the Past: Bournemouth

February 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Executive Business Centre
89 Holdenhurst Rd
Bournemouth BH8 8EB
OUTing the Past: Bournemouth
OUTing the Past: Bournemouth @ Executive Business Centre | England | United Kingdom

OUTing the Past: Bournemouth is a free public event that along with other festival hubs around the country will present a one day showcase of historical or archival readings and personal testimonies that uncover the rich, and often lost, history of the LGBT community. A diverse and engaging programme of presentations exploring the diversity of LGBT history; hosted at the Executive Business Centre (EBC) located in Lansdowne in the heart of Bournemouth, only a short walk from Bournemouth Travel Interchange, giving easy access by bus, train and coach.

11.00 – 11.10: Welcome
11.10 – 11.40: History of Schools OUT UK – Lizzie Wallis
11.50 – 12.20: It’s a Wonderful LGBT History Month – Steve Ashfield
12.35 – 13.05: Chosen of the Goddess – Trans Women in the Ancient World – Cheryl Morgan
13.15 – 13.45: But where I’m from it’s illegal: A comparative reading of early-20th century ‘gay’ literature – Andrew Herm
14.30 – 15.00: ‘Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney: Our love is a thing apart’ – Alison Child
15:10 – 15:40: Criminal Prosecution of inter-male sex 1850-1970 – Dr. Jeff Evans
15.50 – 16.20: But what can they do in bed anyway? Lesbian sexuality and the law – Jenny White
16.20 – 16.30: Closing speeches and messages of thanks

OUTing the Past: Bournemouth is proudly presented by our hub partners’ Students’ Union at Bournemouth University, Space Youth Project, Intercom Trust, Bournemouth University, AFC Bournemouth and LGB&T Dorset Equality Network.