GAY HISTORY There are 20 products.

per page
Showing 1 - 18 of 20 items
  • Quick view
    £ 10.00 In Stock

    Celebration of LGBTQ Icons by Dan Jones Featuring beautifully illustrated portraits and profiles, 50 Queers Who Changed the World is a tribute to some of the most inspirational people of all time. LGBTQ people are some of the coolest in history; legendary figures such as Freddie Mercury, Virginia Woolf, Laverne Cox, Harvey Milk and Audre Lorde have made...

    £ 10.00
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 14.99 In Stock

    The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 and its significanceby Keith Dockray and Alan Sutton The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 was ground-breaking in the UK. The act was not without controversy and was fiercely fought over by the likes of Mary Whitehouse and right-wing reactionary Tories who in typical style fought to impose their narrow-minded blue-rinse views....

    £ 14.99
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 14.99 £ 18.99 In Stock

    100 Years of LGBT Musicby Darryl W. Bullock Through exclusive new interviews and contemporary reports, Bullock pulls back the curtain on the colourful legacy that has shaped our musical and cultural landscape, revealing the inspiring and often heartbreaking stories of internationally renowned LGBT artists from Billie Holiday and Dusty Springfield to...

    £ 14.99 £ 18.99
    Reduced price!
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 17.99 In Stock

    The Untold Story of the Gay Men Who Served in Two World Wars by Stephen Bourne In this astonishing new history of wartime Britain, historian Stephen Bourne unearths the fascinating stories of the gay men who served in the armed forces and at home, and brings to light the great unheralded contribution they made to the war effort. Fighting Proud weaves...

    £ 17.99
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 12.99 In Stock

    Queer Stories from a Century of Discriminationby Sue Elliott and Steve Humphries Only fifty years ago, sex between men was a crime. The Sexual Offences Act 1967 changed that in part, sparking a chain of social reforms that altered the face of British society for ever.This vital new oral history tells that story through the lives of gay men who lived...

    £ 12.99
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 16.99 In Stock

    by Peter Ackroyd A look at London in a whole new way – through the history of its gay population. In Roman Londinium the city was dotted with ‘wolf dens’ or public pleasure houses and hot baths. Then came the Emperor Constantine, with his bishops and missionaries. And so began an endless loop of alternating permissiveness and censure. Ackroyd takes us...

    £ 16.99
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 24.99 In Stock

    by Clare Barlow In 1967, sex between consenting men in England and Wales was finally decriminalised an entire century after the death penalty was abolished for sodomy in Britain in 1861. Between these legal landmarks lies a century of seismic shifts in gender and sexuality which found expression across the arts as artists, collectors and consumers...

    £ 24.99
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 12.99 In Stock

    by Alex Pilcher Over the last century, many artists have made works that challenge dominant models of gender and sexuality. The results can be sexy or serious, satirical or tender, discreetly coded or defiantly outspoken. This book illustrates the wide variety of queer art from around the world exploring bodies and identity, love and desire, prejudice and...

    £ 12.99
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 20.00 In Stock

    From Prejudice to Pride – 30 Years of Gay Britain by Paul Flinn In 1984 the pulsing electronics and soft vocals of Smalltown Boy would become an anthem uniting gay men. A month later, an aggressive virus, HIV, would be identified and a climate of panic and fear would spread across the nation, marginalising an already ostracised community. Yet, out of this...

    £ 20.00
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 14.99 £ 18.99 In Stock

    The Extraordinary and Tragic Story of the Legendary CodebreakerDrawings by Eric Liberge & Story by Arnaud Delalande The particulars of Turing's achievements were only made known in 2012, following the release of once-classified papers. Authors Liberge and Delalande used this information to create a graphic-art biography that is scientifically rigorous...

    £ 14.99 £ 18.99
    Reduced price!
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 8.99 £ 13.99 In Stock

    by Boyd McDonald 304 pages, paperback   Cruising the Movies was Boyd McDonald’s “sexual guide” to televised cinema, originally published by the Gay Presses of New York in 1985. Cruising collects the author’s movie reviews of 1983-1985. This new, expanded edition also includes previously uncollected articles and a new introduction. McDonald casts an...

    £ 8.99 £ 13.99
    Reduced price!
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 14.00 £ 18.99 In Stock

    By Brian Lewis. This collection of essays takes stock of the ‘new British queer history’. It is intended both for scholars and students of British social and cultural history and of the history of sexuality, and for a broader readership interested in gay issues. In offering a snapshot of the field, this volume demonstrates the richness and promise of one...

    £ 14.00 £ 18.99
    Reduced price!
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 6.50 £ 9.99 In Stock

    The Young Men Who Shocked Victorian EnglandBy Neil McKenna. 28th April 1870. The flamboyantly dressed Miss Fanny Park and Miss Stella Boulton are causing a stir in the Strand Theatre. All eyes are riveted upon their lascivious oglings of the gentlemen in the stalls. Moments later they are led away by the police. What followed was a scandal that shocked...

    £ 6.50 £ 9.99
    Reduced price!
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 9.99 In Stock

    Published by British Museum Press. How old is the oldest chat-up line between men? Who was the first lesbian? Were ancient Greek men who had sex together necessarily gay? And what did Shakespeare think about cross-dressing? A Little Gay History takes objects ranging from Ancient Egyptian papyri and the erotic scenes on the Roman Warren Cup to images by...

    £ 9.99
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 7.00 £ 10.99 In Stock

    4000 Years of Judging DesireBy Eric Berkowitz. At any given point in time, some forms of sex were condoned while others were punished mercilessly. Jump forward or backward a century or two and the harmless fun of one time period becomes the gravest crime in another. This book tells the story of the struggle throughout the millennia to regulate the most...

    £ 7.00 £ 10.99
    Reduced price!
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 5.00 £ 14.99 In Stock

    Disco and the Remaking of American Culture. By Alice Echols. In the 1970s, as disco engulfed America, the question, “Do you wanna dance?” became divisive, even explosive. In this incisive history, Alice Echols reveals the ways in which disco, assumed to be shallow and disposable, permanently transformed popular music, propelling it into new sonic...

    £ 5.00 £ 14.99
    Reduced price!
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 9.00 £ 10.00 In Stock

    The Advocate History of the Gay and Lesbian Movement by Mark Thompson. This large-format volume traces over 25 years of the gay and lesbian movement’s history through the pages of its foremost US newsmagazine, the Advocate. Going year by year, this volume offers a survey of major political, cultural, social, and medical events in the history of the gay...

    £ 9.00 £ 10.00
    Reduced price!
    In Stock
  • Quick view
    £ 6.00 £ 21.99 In Stock

    By Claude J. Summers. You’ll find it difficult to put this book down. The volume covers primarily the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, and the subjects include: Little Richard and Tchaikovsky, Dusty Springfield and Dame Ethel Smyth, Hildegard of Bingen and Chris Williamson, disco and vaudeville, divas and directors: all may be found here. It’s easy to...

    £ 6.00 £ 21.99
    Reduced price!
    In Stock
Showing 1 - 18 of 20 items