Part of The Exeter LGBT History Festival 2017: http://exeterlgbthistory.org.uk/
The main event for the Exeter hub of the National Festival of LGBT History! We will hear from a wide range of speakers including academics, historians, campaigners, authors, curators and many more. They will be present on many aspects of local and national LGBT history, including:
How Exeter grassroots movements transformed life for LGBT people in the city
Whether Oscar Wilde would have used Grindr!
Bristol’s very recent changing LGBT history
Chinese underground queer cinema
Trans women in the Ancient world
Homosexuality and the Royal Navy during World War I
We are also delighted to welcome two keynote speakers:
Tony Fenwick, CEO and co-founder of SCHOOLS OUT, will present a special talk on the history of this important organisation and its fight for LGBT equality and diversity in education.
Award-winning author and biographer Diana Souhami will talk about her work on women’s and lesbian history, focusing specifically on the British painter, Gluck.
There is no need to book tickets for this event.
For more details and the full programme see: http://exeterlgbthistory.org.uk/