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Category Archives: LGBT+ HM 2022
In 1910 the Governor of German East Africa, Georg Albrecht Freiherr von Rechenberg, filed charges of defamation against Willy von Roy, the editor of the colony’s main newspaper, the Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Zeitung (DOAZ). What then transpired is rather astonishing. The chief … Continue reading
First posted on the Gender History Research Cluster At first, we were surprised. My co-author Enze Han and I had started looking into how many countries around the world it was illegal to be gay in. We found that 72 … Continue reading
We are delighted to welcome a guest blog by Professor Rosemary Auchmuty from the School of Law. She is a pioneer of women’s studies and feminist legal studies in higher education in Britain, Rosemary (Australian by upbringing) has been professor … Continue reading
First posted on Gender History Research Cluster While researching the history of gender identity I have come across numerous debates over a variety of issues. Appropriate terminology, categorisation, the genesis of gender fluidity are all hotly contested issues and let’s … Continue reading
Reposted from the Gender History Research Cluster. Join PhD Student Amy Austin in conversation with Vicky Iglikowski-Broad, principal records specialist in diverse histories at the National Archives, as they discuss accessing LGBTQ+ histories within the archives. Together, Amy and Victoria … Continue reading