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UK LGBT History

Brighton – Our Story

A group set up to explore and record the history of the gay and lesbian community in Brighton; includes articles and other resources, newsletter, events diary, and contacts.

English Heritage: LGBT+ Plaques

Outlines the stories behind some of the Blue Plaques which commemorate LGBT+ individuals around London.

Gay History and Literature: Essays by Rictor Norton

Features the author's extensive research into gay and lesbian history, with a particular focus on Georgian and 18th century England. Also contains detailed information about the Georgian underworld and many transcripts of primary sources.

Hello Sailor

Exhibition from the Merseyside Maritime Museum, which looks at gay life and culture on board passenger and merchant ships between the 1950s and 1980s.

Historic England: Pride of Place

Features a public-sourced, interative map of English places which are relevant to LGBT history, together with articles about same sex marriage through history, historical gender-crossing and LGBT architecture.

LAGNA - The Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive

A national archive of press cuttings, campaigning material and other resources relating to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities; provides a guide to their collections and exhibitions, and contacts.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans History Month

Provides information about events and celebrations during this annual LGBT history festival, which takes place each February. Also includes biographies, articles and personal histories.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans History Month Scotland

Held annually in February; includes news, resources, events diary, and contacts.

Maintains a library of links to miscellaneous resources related to LGBT/Queer history in Scotland.

Nottinghamshire’s Rainbow Heritage

A project to explore and celebrate the county's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) lives, hidden history and culture.

Our Story Liverpool

A community history project aiming to uncover, record and archive the experiences of the LGBT community of Liverpool. Includes details of their workshops, drama projects, and a collection of interviews and reminiscences.

Rainbow Jews

Focuses on LGBT Jewish history and heritage around the UK, with information for those who would like to get more involved.

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