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Pride: Representing LGSM in Cinema, by Amy Longmuir
After winning the Queer Palm award at the Cannes film festival, Pride (2014) grossed over £3.5million at the UK box office in its first month.[i] With such a reception, it was inevitable that Pride would come to be a widely … Continue reading
Posted in LGBTQ+ History Month Tagged 1980s, film, film history, history, History students, LGBTQ+, LGBTQ+ History, Miners, Miners' Strike, modern history, PhD student, Pride, students, University of Reading Leave a comment
Challenging the ‘Cistem’: The Importance of Diversity in Trans Representation, by Amy Austin
The policing of gender is nothing new, but in recent years the escalation in attacks against transgender and non-binary communities has seen fierce battles over the definition of ‘man’ and – more pointedly – ‘woman’ and who can be accepted … Continue reading
Christmas in Mining Towns 1984: Turkey for a Striking Christmas, by Amy Longmuir
After two years of COVID uncertainty, family Christmas dinners are firmly back in festive plans as some form of normality returns for most people in the UK. Avian flu has, however, decimated a number of Christmas turkey and goose farms … Continue reading
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Top Tips for New Undergraduate Historians
Welcome to the University of Reading History department! If you are reading this, you are most likely a new student about to embark on their journey for an undergraduate History degree. Starting university can be overwhelming. In all the uncertainty … Continue reading
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