LGBT History Month 2015 round-up

February 2015 saw fantastic LGBT History Month events take place across the University, including film screenings, public talks and more. @UoNResearch had the privilege to attend and live-tweet a number of these events, which we then collected and Storified. You can read through highlights from four talks and discussions below. The full programme for the month can …

LGBT History Month 2015 – thank you!

Claire Henson, Equality and Diversity Officer, looks back on a memorable LGBT History Month as it draws to a close. February is now coming to a close and on Wednesday 25 February, The University of Nottingham ran its last event for LGBT History Month 2015. Dr Max Biddulph and Professor David Brailsford delivered an engaging …

Views from ‘Call me Kuchu’ and ‘Stop erasing bisexuals’ events

Last week, @UoNResearch live-tweeted two of our LGBT History Month events. These events have been Storified, and you can follow the discussions and public reactions below. On Thursday 12 February, we joined the UoN LGBTQ and BME Staff Network for a screening of Call me Kuchu, followed by a Q&A session with Bisi Alimi, Nigerian LGBT …

The American orchestration of Ugandan homophobia and ‘Call Me Kuchu’

Coral Leather is a postgraduate student in the Department of American and Canadian Studies. In this guest post she gives some context to the film Call Me Kuchu, which we’re screening at Nottingham’s New Art Exchange as part of the LGBT History Month programme.  My dissertation explores the ways in which American missionary groups have become …