It's LGBTQ+ history week on HistoryExtra. Every day this week, we'll be releasing new articles and podcasts about LGBTQ+ history – from a panel discussion with expert historians to articles about fascinating historical figures and milestones that you might never have heard about before. Our LGBTQ+ history week coincides with LGBT+ history month in the UK, an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history
From the Stonewall Riots to the gay MPs who opposed appeasement, listen to expert historians and journalists tell the story of various chapters in LGBTQ+ history. All episodes are also available on Spotify, Acast and Apple Podcasts
LGBTQ+ people through history
An introduction to LGBTQ+ history
Not sure where to begin? These articles give an overview of some of the key issues and topics in LGBTQ+ history – from the Stonewall Riots to the landmark 1967 Sexual Offences Act
Tales of individuals who transgressed the gender norms of their time – from the cross-dressing double-act 'Stella and Fanny', to the real Calamity Jane...
The Stonewall Riots
Learn more about the flashpoint that launched the gay rights movement in the US. What started the Stonewall Riots? Where did it take place? And what was the impact?
Sex and sexuality
Stories and examples of same-sex relations from across the globe that challenge modern conceptions of sexual identity and behaviour