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 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 …

OUTing The Past 2019 Hub Programme: Leeds

Here in Leeds, we’re delighted to announce the programme of our very first OUTing the Past: Festival of LGBT History conference – organised and hosted by Leeds City Museum and taking place on Thursday 7 February 2019 We have a line-up of seven wonderfully varied presentations including a musical history of how artists from the 70s onwards – Lou Reed, The Kinks, Bowie and ...

Introducing OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Hub Partner: Belfast

Céad Míle Fáilte – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes from Cara-Friend Cara-Friend are absolutely delighted to introduce ourselves for the 2nd year running as participants in Outing the Past – The Festival of LGBT History. Set up in 1974 Cara-Friend started life in Northern Ireland as a telephone helpline set up and discreetly advertised 8 years prior to decriminalisation in 1982. Cara-Friend …