Saturday, 15 February 2014

Past2Present 2014 online version

The PDF file for the  2014 edition of Past2Present is rather large (9Mb+;, so we decided to try an alternative, web-based version for those for whom that might be a problem.

As we are an unfunded group that really means adapting the magazine to the blog format. So here goes....

Introduction by Beth Brook
The Song of a Yorkshire Jack the Lass by Beth Brook - Yorkshire folk duo O’Hooley & Tidow and Anne Lister
Colonel Barker by Rosie Logiudice - Valerie Arkell-Smith was a cross-dresser who posed as a RAF officer after World War One
Oh, You Pretty Things by Dr Louise Chambers - Queering Pop Music in the 70s & 80s
(Sing If You’re) Glad To Be Gay by Dr Louise Chambers - A brief look at the Gay Liberation anthem of 1976
Male Impersonators by Rosie Logiudice - In the Victorian and Edwardian periods
The Black Sheep of the Family - Chris Park looks at Fred Barnes
FANY by Beth Brook - The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry in the First World War
Cinematic Kisstory - the first known same sex kiss in cinema - 1926

Dulce Et Decorum Est by Jenni Orme - a look at two of the most famous of the First World War poets
Same Sex Desire in Times Past - Ancient Greece compiled by Chris Park - a look at 'Greek Love'
The Accidental Surgeon by Dr Louise Chambers - the emergence of ‘gender reassignment surgery'
Rainbows - in transport and around the world

Europe - The ILGA Rainbow Map of Europe 2013, Northern Cyprus, and austerity
In Sochi We Have No Gays - a rant on the current situation by Chris Park
LGBT Russia - a timeline of Russian LGBT history
Some LGBT Russians - a handful of influential Russians who just happen to be LGBT
Anniversaries - a few notable people and one incident
Gone But Not Forgotten - in 2013 - Remembering some of the notable LGBT people who have died in the past 12 months
Recent Outings - A look at the various well known people who have come out in their public lives in the past year
LGBT Resources in Archives, Libraries and Museums - a list of places online to explore for more local LGBT history, plus links to previous editions of Past2Present in PDF format
Chicago's Dress Code - the case of Jackie Bross v Chicago, 1943

Contributors & Acknowledgements

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