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LGBT+ History Month – Michael Dillon

I will be ending 2020’s LGBT+ History Month series with a post about a trans man, who like most LGBT+ people in history, has been let down by our history books. Raise your hand if you have ever heard of Michael Dillon – I almost guarantee that most of you will not. I, myself, had […]

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LGBT+ History Month – Virginia Woolf

Writer, critic, feminist- Virginia Woolf was many things. Unlike the previous two historical figures, Woolf was not as prominent in the movement for LGBT+ rights, but did publish works portraying her bisexuality in the early 20th century. 50 years ago, we were struggling to establish tolerance in a chauvinistic society – I could not imagine […]

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LGBT+ History Month – Harvey Milk

With the US Presidential Election looming in 2020, and the potential for openly gay Democrat candidate Pete Buttigieg to become a frontrunner (let’s pray that the Bible Belt of America doesn’t hunt him down with pitchforks), I thought it would be apt to talk about another groundbreaking politician – Harvey Milk. Some of you may […]

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LGBT+ History Month – Stormé DeLarverie

To kick off LGBT+ History Month, I have chosen to honour the inspirational Stormé DeLarverie. Now, whilst I’m sure most of you will have heard of the Stonewall Riots that kicked off the movement for gay rights, you may not have heard of this wonderful woman. The history books seem to have forgotten her along […]