LGBTQ+ History in Archives and Oral Histories

This short guide is designed to help you get started with researching LGBTQ+ history using archival and oral history sources. If you have suggestions about collections or projects that could be added please get in touch at: ask.lma@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Bishopsgate Institute

http://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/content.aspx?CategoryID=1935

Digital Transgender Archive

 https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/

The Lesbian Library

http://womenslibrary.org.uk/explore-the-library-and-archive/the-archive-collection/the-lesbian-archive/

London Metropolitan Archives

https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives/visitor-information/Documents/25-lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-community-archives-at-london-metropolitan-archives.pdf

Oral History Society LGBTQ Special Interest Group

http://www.ohs.org.uk/about/introducing-special-interest-groups/lgbtq/

The National Archives

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/gay-lesbian-history/  

Manchester Central Library

http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/448/archives_and_local_history/520/lgbt_source_guide

Pink singers – Singing the Changes

 http://www.pinksingers.co.uk/singing-the-changes/

The Hall Carpenter Archives

http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/collections/featuredCollections/lgbtCollections.aspx

Ruckus! Sharing Tongues

 http://rukus.org.uk/category/sharing-tongues/

Twilight People

http://www.twilightpeople.com/

The Women’s Library

http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/collections/featuredCollections/womensLibraryLSE.aspx

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