Monday, 26 June 2017

LGBT at the British Museum

Desire, love, identity
exploring LGBTQ histories

11 May – 15 October 2017
This display offers glimpses into LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer) histories, experiences and lives by examining objects from around the world, covering ancient civilisations right up to today. More information can be found here

Friday 7 July: 18.30–19.45
A panel of speakers tries to answer one question:
what makes an object LGBTQ?
The panel includes Laura Phillips, co-curator of the current Room 69a display Desire, love, identity: exploring LGBTQ histories, Professor Richard Parkinson, University of Oxford, and author of A Little Gay History: desire and diversity across the world, E-J Scott, curator of the Museum of Transology, Nigel Harris, Director, Camden LGBT Forum and Sue Sanders, Co-Chair of LGBT History Month. Tickets £5
Members/Concessions £3
You can find all the necessary info here

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