Category LGBT History

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 […]

Shoes and Triangles: How we should remember the LGBT victims of the Holocaust

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27th January each year. It’s a time for everyone to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust and prior Nazi persecution. University of Birmingham shall be hosting its own vigil 27th January, 5pm in Mermaid […]