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What I’m watching: I am not okay with this

(2020, first season streaming on Netflix) “Dear Diary. Go **** yourself.” So begins the voiceover of Netflix’s latest coming-of-age series, as our protagonist, Syd, limps down a dark road, [...]

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A Gay History of Cambridgeshire, Part 4: Cambridgeshire’s Notable LGBT Residents

Octavia Hill, social reformer and founder of the National Trust Octavia Hill (1838-1912) was a prominent social reformer and activist, campaigning for better social housing and the preservation [...]

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A Gay History of Cambridgeshire, Part 3: Policing Victorian Sexuality

From its beginnings in 1209 up to the 1900s, Cambridge University was an entirely male institution. Not only were the students all men (and mostly upper class), but so too were the lecturers – [...]

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A Gay History of Cambridgeshire, Part 2: Monuments to LGBTQ+ Relationships

Civil partnerships have been legal in the UK since 2004, and gay marriage even more recently. And whilst the Church of England has been tying itself in knots with whether they approve of gay [...]

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A Gay History of Cambridgeshire, Part 1: Cambridge’s Notable LGBTQ+ residents

Over its 800-year history, Cambridge University has taught countless numbers of LGBT+ students. We all know some of the more recent names: national treasures Ian McKellan, [...]

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What I’m watching: SOTUS the series

(2016, first season streaming on Netflix) Seniority. Order. Tradition. Unity. Spirit.   No, not an alternative acronym for the Pride flag – but the motto of a Thai Faculty of Engineering, in this [...]

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Podcast Transcriptions

Have you seen we have a podcast? You can listen online here or wherever you access your podcasts from! For anyone who might not be able to access this content in audio format, some of our [...]

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My Experience of Asexuality

As many young people still are today, I was brought up in a generation in which sex dominated the media (whether that be music, films, TV shows, newspapers, magazines or social media). Growing [...]

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Employment and Benefits Support

Whilst coming along to groups at The Kite Trust, or accessing one-to-one support from us, can help you to develop skills and confidence for employment, other project locally provide opportunities [...]

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Dykes To Watch Out For

When I began, tentatively, to come out as bisexual during my teens, my list of queer role models was fairly short. I had read and absorbed and wept over the gay relationships in Mary Renault’s [...]

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