Category LGBT Awareness

Mapping My Journey: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Celebrates West Midland Transgender Identities

The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery made some history of its own on 29th January 2014 as a cake, celebrating the launch of a Heritage Lottery Funded exhibition mapping the identities of Birmingham and West Midland transgender individuals, was cut by the Lord Mayor in the Community Gallery. The exhibition entitledMapping My Journey organised by […]

Owls, Dragonflies & Stagnant Pools: Growing Up Gay in small town Cambridgeshire

Personal reflections on growing up and coming out at school in Cambridgeshire.

HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND PROJECT ATTEMPTS TO CAPTURE THE DIVERSITY OF LGBT BIRMINGHAM’S ‘COMING OUT’ STORIES

From Edgbaston to Digbeth we live, some of us ‘came out’ at fourteen, some of us forty, some of came out in the noughties and some of us in the eighties. We look differently, dress differently, sound differently, from Birmingham tones to northern twangs. Some of us have lived in Birmingham all our lives and […]