LGBT+ history in Leeds

Series of articles exploring and highlighting LGBT+ history and heritage in Leeds. More articles to follow – we also welcome submissions and ideas for future articles, as well as comments and corrections.

LGBT+ Leeds: A Brief History in Photographs
Photograph gallery curated by Ross Horsley, then of the West Yorkshire Queer Stories project

An LGBT-themed lucky dip
Brief selections from the collections at the Central Library, including several local history-related items

Male Homosexuality in Britain, 1954 – 1970: The Leeds Link
Exploration of male homosexual life in Leeds after the Second World War, by John-Pierre Joyce, author of Odd Men Out: Male Homosexuality in Britain from Wolfenden to Gay Liberation, 1954-1970

The Leeds Women Against the Clause March
The story of two thousand Leeds people marching against Clause 28 (Section 28) during the Stop the Clause Demonstration on the 5th of March, 1988. The March was organised by Leeds Women against the Clause