E27-29: Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners

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Our latest podcast miniseries this Pride month is about Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners, a small group of LGBTQ people in London who began to raise money for striking workers in the Welsh valleys during the great miners’ strike of 1984-5. Unknown to them at the time, they would end up transforming both communities, and Britain as a whole. Continue reading “E27-29: Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners”

E25-26: The Stonewall riots and Pride at 50

Summer 2019 marks 50 years since the iconic rebellion against the police raid of the Stonewall Inn in New York City. The LGBT+ patrons and locals, many of them people of colour, and most of them working class, fought back against the police in 6 days of rioting. Then they organised, revolutionising the LGBT+ rights movement, and sparking Pride. Continue reading “E25-26: The Stonewall riots and Pride at 50”