Where the Heart is: 5 Landmark LGBTQ Homes

Before 1967, homosexuality was illegal. The privacy of the home provided safety and security for many LGBTQ people.Read more

5 Historic Places that Mark LGBTQ Love and Pride

Many of the places where we meet and fall in love might seem quite ordinary, but for us they are extraordinary. Heritage leaves its mark on all of us, and there’s romance in everyday places. Many historic places have seen love against adversity; love kept secret, and love breaking boundaries. Here are some of our favourites: 1. The Shared Tomb of Radclyffe Hall and Mabel Batten, Highgate Cemetery, London, Grade I listed. A popular and successful novelist, Radclyffe Hall publishedRead more

Pioneers & Rebels: 7 LGBTQ People in History

Pride of Place, our ground-breaking research project in association with Leeds Beckett University, has seen members of the public share information about the LGBTQ buildings and places special to them via an online map. The 1,600 contributions made have uncovered fascinating stories and insights into an under-documented history. More details on the objectives of Pride of Place and guidance on terminology and language can be found here. Here are the stories of 7 LGBTQ people who pioneered progressive ideas and rebelledRead more

Walking Tour: 7 LGBTQ Landmarks in Central London

Whether you’re taking part in Pride celebrations, or looking for something new to discover, here are seven fascinating LGBTQ landmarks to look out for in central London. Start this tour at the junction of Duchess Street and Portland Place, Marylebone. 1. Broadcasting House In 1966, the Beaumont Society was established as a support group for transgender people, making it the oldest of its kind in the UK. The Society met for its annual dinner at Broadcasting House in the 1970s andRead more

Pride of Place: 10 Buildings with a Queer Past

Historic England is about to embark on Pride of Place, a research project that will uncover the untold queer histories of buildings and places people have lived alongside for generations. The public is asked to give examples of places special to them;Read more