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LGBT+ History Month at OutStories Bristol

February is LGBT+ History Month!

Bristol’s M Shed museum in conjunction with OutStories Bristol are presenting a series of exciting online talks to celebrate our achievements and stories. These free talks will be held over Zoom. Pre-booking is essential.

Saturday 12th February 2022, 11am to 12 noon
From China to UK, Qiuyan Chen’s journey as a LGBTQ+ activist
What’s the situation for LGBTQ+ people in China? How do queer Chinese rethink their intersectional identities?

Wednesday 16th February 2022,  7pm to 8pm
An Anglo-American love story
Bristol historian Andrew Foyle tells the story of a remarkable gay couple and the museum they founded – the American Museum & Gardens in Bath.

Thursday 17th February 2022, 1pm to 2pm
Allan Gordon, a ship’s boy
Norena Shopland tells the extraordinary story from 1902 of a 15-year-old sailor who was arrested in Bristol when it was discovered they were female.

Thursday 24th February 2022, 7pm to 8pm
Girls on stage
Cheryl Morgan takes us on a tour of some of the queerest moments of theatre with men taking female parts in plays from Classical Greece through to Shakespeare and beyond.

Click here for more events in the Bristol region for LGBT+ History Month.

Event Details

12th February 2022 • 11:00 am - 24th February 2022 • 8:00 pm





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