Out of the Blocks Takes us to the Future

A new sports history timeline, Out of the Blocks, takes us on a tour of LGBT history in sport – from 14 AD to 2018 (yes – that’s 6 years in the future!) Thanks to Tony Bilton, we can now see how LGBT participation has always been a part of sport. The timeline includes some of the excesses of the ancients, which …

Famous Disabled LGBT People

Here is a list of famous LGBT people who have a disability. Disability History Month takes place every year from November 22 – December 21. To add to this list, contact us at website@lgbthistorymonth.org.uk Lord Byron Poet and bisexual.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Byron He was born with a deformity of his foot which affected him all his life. Edith Cooper The  aestheticist poet and writer, who …

Tatchell Interviewed on US TV

Peter Tatchell’s hour-long interview with the New York-based TV programme, Gay USA, conducted by Andy Humm and Ann Northrop. Watch here: http://tinyurl.com/3pu45bl Peter Tatchell, Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, writes: Ranging over my 44 years of LGBT and human rights activism, this Gay USA interview includes discussions about my involvement in the gay liberation movement four decades ago, the attempted …

Rory's Boys, by Alan Clark

Rory’s Boys by Alan Clark- Published by Arcadia Books- ISBN 978-1-906413-88-0   An excellent novel that humorously explores the implications of age for gay men. Basically, a rich gay orphan gets told he looks old by a would-be one night stand,  inherits his fascist granny’s mansion and turns it into an old people’s home for gay men. Lots of tales, …