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Marking the End of LGBTQ+ History Month: Celebrating the Scientists

To mark the end of LGBTQ+ History month, the Science and Technology Section presents a personal selection of outstanding contemporary and historic scientists across subjects and the rainbow. This article is dedicated to Prof David Smith’s husband, Sam Smith, who sadly passed away during the writing of this article at the age of 39. Dr. Alan […]

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Film

LGBT+ month: A brief history of LGBT+ in the cinema over the last 50 years

LGBT+ cinema throughout the ages has served as a mirror to reflect societal attitudes at different points in history regarding sexuality and gender identity. Looking back at early, silent cinema, transvestitism was used as a mere comic device and any portrayals of supposedly gay characters relied heavily on offensive stereotypes. More recently however, we have […]