York LGBT History Month 2016: “Evaluating the Aquinian Natural Law paradigm for the Catholic Church’s disapproval of same sex relationships” with Joseph Mishra at York St John University

Caitlin Thompson2016, Articles, Events1 Comment

Despite being in the second half of the annual LGBT History month, events in York show no sign of slowing down. From the city’s universities, York and York St John, to the central library, a wide array of institutions have joined forces to present events which promote public awareness of the LGBT community and their place in history. On Saturday … Read More

Negotiating faith, gender identity and sexual orientation (York LGBT History Month 2016 closing night)

Andy Law2016, Events0 Comments

We’re extremely excited about our official closing night (note, not the last event!) which is due to take place next Wednesday (24 February) at 19:00 in Temple Hall, York St John University. This will be a Question Time-style panel discussion exploring the negotiation of the intersections of and interactions between faith and LGBT communities. We’re positively delighted to have panellists … Read More

National Festival of LGBT History, Yorkshire hub: day of presentations

Russell Norton2016, Events, National Festival0 Comments

A whole day of LGBT history presentations on a wide range of topics from subject matter experts. Drop in and out throughout the day to catch the talks that interest you most. Time De Grey Lecture Theatre (DG/017) DG/125 11:15 Stuart Feather: “Gay liberation, sexual revolution and radical queens” 12:00 12:30 Liam Thomas Maloney: “House music: creating a secular Christianity … Read More

LGBT History Month theatre: All The Nice Girls

Russell Norton20160 Comments

The first weekend of February sees the first theatre listing in our busy programme of events. On Friday 5 February, All The Nice Girls will tell the story of forgotten lesbian variety stars Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney. Farrar and Blaney were pioneers of their era, singing popular love songs to each other and living together openly. The production is … Read More