OUTing the Past 2019 Conference Speaker: Patrick James McDonagh

Patrick James McDonagh will be presenting during the “Building and Documenting Communities” panel at the OUTing the Past 2019 Conference. Patrick currently serves as a PhD researcher at the European University Institute Florence. In recent years Irish society has undergone a dramatic cultural transformation, leaving behind the image of a socially conservative society dominated by the Roman Catholic Church. This …

OUTing the Past 2019 Conference Speaker: Giuseppe Grispino

Giuseppe Grispino will be presenting during the “Examining Solidarity through Literary Sources and Perspectives” panel session. Giuseppe is currently serving as an Independent Scholar at Colgate University (New York, USA). Queering the Taiwanese Status Quo Since I was a child, I have been reading books from all around the world. In the summer of 2017, as I was finishing my …

OUTing the Past 2019 Conference Speaker: Joseph Galliano

Joseph Galliano will be presenting with Molly Merriman (Kent State University) at this year’s OUTing the Past Conference. Joseph is the founder and CEO of Queer Britain, and Molly serves as the Research Director for the project.  Origins, Missions and Visions of Queer Britain, the National LGBTQ+ Museum Historically, whatever our opponents might say, LGBTQ+ people have so often been …

OUTing the Past 2019 Conference Speakers: Paula Devine & Gemma Carney

Paula Devine and Gemma Carney will present at this year’s OUTing the Past Conference as members of the “Solidarity, Public Attitudes, and the Media” panel. They are both members of the ARK (www.ark.ac.uk) team, and are based in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen’s University Belfast.  Paula is coordinator of the Northern Ireland Life and Times …

OUTing the Past 2019 Conference Speaker: Fidelma Ashe

Fidelma Ashe will be speaking at this year’s OUTing the Past Conference as a member of the panel “LGBT+ Experiences with Remediation and Reconciliation”. Fidelma currently works as a Reader in Politics and Member of the Transnational Justice Institute at Ulster University. She specialises in gender, sexuality and conflict transformation. Sexuality, Gender Identity and Progressive Peacebuilding  Traditionally, sexual and gender minorities …

OUTing the Past 2019 Conference Speaker: Seth Anderson

Seth Anderson will be speaking on the panel “LGBT+ Experiences with Remediation and Reconciliation” at this year’s OUTing the Past Conference. Seth is currently a PhD student at Boston University.   Mormonism made me queer. My family moved frequently chasing work for my father and in each new town I had to come out as Mormon. Sometimes other kids would …

PHM’s New Playwright in Residence

1983 Bermondsey by-election campaign leaflet © Peter Tatchell
The LGBT HISTORY MONTH resident playwrite has also written another play showing in OTP - an exploration of the Bermondsey election where Peter Tatchell was viciously attacked because of homophobia. Read more on the People's History Museum site. See the play at The People's History museum on February 10th.

Reflecting on OUTing The Past: Cheryl Morgan

To coincide with the Launch of the Call for Papers for OUTing The Past 2019, the Comms team has reached out to previous contributors, in order to showcase the work that participants and audiences may come to expect from the Festival. Cheryl Morgan has presented at the past two OTP Festivals, and she was kind enough to share what inspired her …

Reflecting on OUTing The Past: Jane Traies

To coincide with the Launch of the Call for Papers for OUTing The Past 2019, the Comms team has reached out to previous contributors, in order to showcase the work that participants and audiences may come to expect from the Festival. Jane Traies has presented at the past two OTP Festivals, and she was kind enough to share what inspired her …

Reflecting on OUTing The Past: Paul Amann

To coincide with the Launch of the Call for Papers for OUTing The Past 2019, the Comms team has reached out to previous contributors, in order to showcase the work that participants and audiences may come to expect from the Festival. Paul Amann has presented at the past two OTP Festivals, and he was kind enough to share what inspired him …