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Forbidden Lives: LGBT Histories from Wales

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Forbidden Lives is a fascinating collection of portraits and discussions that aims to populate LGBT gaps in the history of Wales, a much neglected part of Welsh heritage. In it Norena Shopland reviews the reasons for this neglect while outlining the activity behind the recent growth of the LGBT profile here. She also surveys LGBT people and their activity as far back as Gi ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published January 1st 2018 by Seren
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Jen Yockney
Mar 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Excellent, engaging, 25 short stories of LGBT life told through people or events such as the first Pride in Wales or the mainstream social and political reaction to HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.

Unlike a lot of "LGBT" material, it covers all of the LGBT strands (with some reflection on how we put modern labels on people long gone, such as the tendency to claim as gay people who there is strong evidence were bisexual).
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