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A Blog about Blogging

I attended an interesting workshop yesterday at LJMU called "Getting Published". We looked at how to get published in journal publications, book publishing, presenting at conferences and the difficulty of publishing full stop etc. In addition, a good conversation developed around the importance and significance of blogging and the use of social media. I am… Continue reading A Blog about Blogging

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#burnleyplays

I had to privilege of watching The Burnley Buggers' Ball and Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator being performed in the Bluecoat at Liverpool on Saturday. It was an extension of sorts from the Sexing the Past Conference held there over the weekend.  The Burnley Buggers Ball was written by Stephen M. Hornby and had the character of… Continue reading #burnleyplays

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Sexing the Past What is and How to Do LGBT History

Just too many labels? As you may know February marks LGBT History Month with various hubs and events being set up around the country including Manchester, Liverpool and Brighton amongst others. Similarly, the beginning of March marks an annual conference in conjunction with Schools Out called Sexing the Past. Each year has a theme and… Continue reading Sexing the Past What is and How to Do LGBT History

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Stuart Milk – Be visible!

Last night Stuart Milk came to LJMU to give a really evocative and at times harrowing talk on continuing his uncle Harvey Milk's work and the Harvey Milk Foundation. The main message from Stuart was for people to be VISIBLE and celebrate in their individuality, differences and uniqueness. This is something I resonate in that… Continue reading Stuart Milk – Be visible!