Exhibition: LGBT Histories of the University of Liverpool
Online resource showcasing the events, stories and developments of LGBT issues here at the University.
Exhibition: A History of Drag Timeline
Highlighting the contributions of Drag and the Queens (& Kings) which have sashayed through history.
Exhibition: Black LGBTQ+ voices
Highlighting the past and present contributions of Black LGBTQ+ people.
Event: Staff LGBT+ Network Coffee mornings
Two coffee mornings hosted on Zoom. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be sent the link to join. 10:30-11:30am / Thursday 4th Feb, and Tuesday 16th February 2021.
Event: Images of Queer Kinship: Family Photographs in the Argentine fin-de-siècle
Explore the emergence of photography as a space of kinmaking with the power to create and challenge the meanings of family, queerness, and memory. Drawing on intimate portraits, diary entries, and cartes-de-visite, it shows how queerness came to impinge on the normative family in Argentina in the late 19th century, a moment of intense debate over sexual mores and gender roles in both private and public life. 5:00pm - 6:00pm / Thursday 11th February 2021
Event: UoL LGBT+ Secret Film Night and Panel Discussion
As part of the Dept of Psychology’s Belongingness programme, everyone is invited to a Secret Film Night, and discussion with a range of invited LGBT+ panellists from UG to lecturers. Participation in the discussion is strongly encouraged, and will be facilitated/moderated by a member of the Staff LGBT Network. 5:00pm onwards / Wednesday 17th February 2021.
Event: Drag Herstory Quiz hosted by Violet Period Pain
Liverpool’s very own Queen of Victoria Street, Violet Period pain is taking to the (virtual) mic to host a very special LGBTQ+ History Month Quiz. Winner of the quiz will receive a Drag Merch Bundle from KlubKids. This event is open to students who identify as LGBTQ+ and members of the Guilds LGBTQ+ Student Network only. 6:30-7:30pm / Friday 19th February
Event: The Story of William Dorsey Swann by Channing Joseph
Award-winning journalist, LGBTQ+ historian and author of the forthcoming “House of Swann: Where Slaves became Queens – and Changed the World” Channing Joseph will be sharing their discovery of William Dorsey Swann. - An African American man born into slavery who became the world’s first self-described “drag queen”. This event is open to students only. 6:00-7:00pm / Monday 22nd February 2021
Event: LGBT+ History Month Research Café
Research cafes are an opportunity to PhD students and academic researchers to share their work in an informal environment. For LGBT+ History Month, please join the LJMU Together and the University of Liverpool's LGBT+ Staff Network for a research cafe with topics focused on LGBT+ communities/issues or researchers at are LGBT+ themselves. For more information, contact Judith Carr email@example.com
Event: Thinking Queerly About Music History
Join for an informative talk delivered by the music department’s own Dr. Freya Jarman, reader in critical musicology and expert in queer theory within music. We’ll be looking at the history of the LGBT+ community in music, in particular the benefits and issues associated with ‘searching’ for queer people in the musical world. 7:00-9:00pm / Wednesday 24th February 2021
Exhibition: LGBT+ STEMM posters – highlighting LGBT+ researchers through history
The Staff LGBT Network, Risk Institute, Institute of Integrative Biology, and School of Environmental Sciences have put together brief poster profiles of eight LGBT+ historical figures who have made significant contributions to STEMM.
LJMU LGBT+ Charity Fundraiser – chance to win an iPad
To raise funds for the north-west based LGBT Foundation, and the chance to win an 11” iPad Pro (kindly donated by UNISON@LJMU) please consider making a donation. For every £2 you donate, you will receive 1 entry into the raffle.
Event: LJMU LGBT+ History Month Book Club
Register for the LGBT+ History Month Book Club (see week one events here) for registering your interest and the discussion at the end of the month. You only need to register for the discussion event to take part.
Event: Sociological Cinema LGBT History Month Special
Come and watch a showing of the film PRIDE and take part in the after-show discussion, with a Q&A featuring Paul Fairweather, a longstanding activist based in Manchester, Wednesday 24th February, 5:00-8:00pm. Staff & Student Login required.