Investigating Lesbian responses to the natural world, particularly the ‘back to the land’ movements of the late-20th century, Professor Nancy C Unger, author of Beyond Nature’s Housekeepers: American Women in Environmental History, considers how LGBTQ+ experiences have long-inspired the exploration of alternative paradigms for living with nature.
The legal and social pressures exerted on LGBTQ+ people to suppress their desire and loves may have had success in the eyes of their oppressors. But the subcultures it created are rich and varied and recorded in ways that don’t take much to research and share. And an engaging cross-section of these revelations, from small […]
Thirty years after the Cold War barrier was removed, Dr João Florêncio, a lecturer at the University of Exeter, and Ben Miller, a writer and researcher, consider the origins of the ‘legend of Berlin’ and how the newly undivided city provided queer folk spaces to explore sex, intimacy and belonging.
Image: © Mark Mitchell Dr Richard Espley, head of modern collections at Senate House Library, explores highlights from its collection of queer literature and introduces ‘Queer between the Covers’, the University of London’s latest exhibition and events series at the library.