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New LGBT Documentary Series: Being Different

New LGBT Documentary Series: Being Different

Queerbio are excited to announce the creation of a new LGBTQ biographical documentary series. Despite adversity and discrimination, LGBTQ individuals have excelled throughout history.  Yet historians and academics have conveniently participated in the heterosexist erasure of these LGBTQ contributions, by omitting the LGBTQ status of prominent historical figures from academic and historical documents. Accordingly, there […]

Famous LGBTQ Jewellery Designers

Famous LGBTQ Jewellery Designers

With the economy said to be doing well, one offshoot is that jewellery is becoming more ‘in demand’ – materials’ prices have dropped, and designers are taking the initiative to design unique accessories for all levels of consumers.  Jewellery is often designed to be worn for a particular occasion, whether formal or informal. Buying and […]

LGBTQ Wrestling & Management

LGBTQ Wrestling & Management

Wrestling has historically been male only, though it has now evolved to include all gender types. The sport itself, however, has not traditionally been open to LGBTQ participation. Any representation of the community, within the theatrical side of the sport, has included overt racial and ethnic characters, that exaggerated their feminine characteristics. Most LGBTQ wrestlers […]

LGBTQ Individuals Who Have Received France’s Highest Honours

LGBTQ Individuals Who Have Received France’s Highest Honours

France offers several national honours for civilians who have made remarkable contributions to the country, its language and culture. The most notable of these awards include the highest civilian honour, Légion d’honneur (Legion of Honour, created by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802) and the Ordre du Mérite (Order of Merit, created by Charles de Gaulle in […]

Prominent LGBTQ Dance Choreographers

Prominent LGBTQ Dance Choreographers

The contribution by prominent LGBTQ people covers a wide spectrum of dance styles and mediums, including ballet, sports presentations, contemporary, film, television, theatre, performance art, and more. The LGBTQ community has been so prominent in the dance profession that it is now considered a stereotype that all male dancers are gay. Of course, this is […]

Global HIV/AIDS Activists In The LGBTQ Community

Global HIV/AIDS Activists In The LGBTQ Community

The HIV/AIDS crisis has been a primary issue for the LGBTQ community from the late twentieth century to today. While it is a challenging one on many fronts, it has been embraced by the LGBTQ community as an important part of its history. The momentum forward in LGBTQ activism would face a major stumbling block […]

LGBTQ Record and Video Music Producers

LGBTQ Record and Video Music Producers

Music unites communities and represents them to the world, and the LGBTQ community is no different. It is important to have a group of LGBTQ professional music producers to represent the gay community, support it, and encourage its development, through the creation of role models and mentors. This is especially true in geographic areas that […]