Six months before the end of British rule, Chinese ‘tongzhi’ gathered in Hong Kong, renounced Western LGBT politics, and instead reclaimed an indigenous “queer” identity.
Oral histories with Australian lesbians demonstrate a complex mix of intimate practices and behaviours.
Two contemporary films challenge traditional combinations of disability and sexuality in cinema.
Historically, fostering and adoption of adults could prove a useful way for men to provide legal and financial cover for a partner.
We must find creative ways to disrupt complacency and convey the complexities of sexuality and gender identity.
Despite the strong political, economic and military alliance between Eastern Bloc countries, they did not adopt a uniform position towards homosexuality.
Coming out was a core value of gay liberation, but trade unions interpreted attempts at self-organisation by minority groups as divisive.