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1 Equality v Liberation - Why Equal Rights Are Not Enough LGBT rights campaigner Peter Tatchell gives a lecture for Mansfield College. Peter Tatchell 22 Mar 2017
2 The shock of the new: cultural amnesia, trans erasure, and what we can do about it Activist and author CN Lester talks about the need for queer/trans history in a world that too often forgets that variations in gender and desire have always been with us. CN Lester 24 Feb 2017
3 Creative Commons Chief Executive of Stonewall, Ruth Hunt (St. Hilda’s, 1998) Ruth Hunt discusses her current role at Stonewall and offers advice to students who are considering Oxford as a LGBT-friendly university Ruth Hunt 09 Sep 2016
4 FMR 52 General - Responding to LGBT forced migration in East Africa Following the passage of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act in December 2013, hundreds of LGBT individuals fled to Kenya seeking safety. Gitta Zomorodi 07 Jul 2016
5 A Great Unrecorded History. LGBT Heritage and World Cultures Professor Parkinson discusses how to mobilise historical research into sexuality for maximum impact and the institutional, cultural and political issues that can be at stake, and suggests some of the possible uses of LGBTQ history. Richard Parkinson 25 Feb 2016
6 Divergences between the law of marriage and its social meaning: are same-sex marriages unique? In 2013, the UK Parliament legalized same-sex marriage in England and Wales. Dr Scot Peterson discusses whether this is the first time there has been a divergence in the general understanding of marriage and the definition enshrined in law. Scot Peterson, Kenneth Howse 01 Feb 2016
7 Fag Hags, Breeders and Idols: Women’s Representation in pre-Stonewall Homosexual Fiction. Eleri Anona Watson presents her Master's thesis entitled Fag Hags, Breeders and Idols: Women’s Representation in pre-Stonewall Homosexual Fiction. Eleri Anona Watson 22 Jun 2015
8 Creative Commons LGBT equality in the 21st Century Ruth Hunt, Chief Executive of Stonewall and alumna of St Hilda’s, gives the 2015 LGBT History Month Lecture. Ruth Hunt 23 Feb 2015
9 Creative Commons FMR 42 Kosovo: what does the future hold for LGBT people? States considering such claims need to look beyond Kosovo's apparently progressive constitution to the rather different reality on the ground. Agathe Fauchier 10 May 2013
10 Creative Commons FMR 42 Challenges to producing LGB-specific Country of Origin Information Evaluations of whether LGB asylum claimants have a well-founded fear of persecution frequently require Country of Origin Information but information on LGB populations in countries where being LGB is criminalised is often difficult to obtain. Christian Pangilinan 10 May 2013
11 Creative Commons FMR 42 "On what grounds?" LGBT asylum claims in Canada A number of positive developments have occurred over the past two decades to create more robust protection and community support within Canada, but recent legislative changes will jeopardise fairness and justice for LGBT refugee claimants. Sharalyn Jordan, Chris Morrissey 10 May 2013
12 Creative Commons FMR 42 Mental health challenges of LGBT forced migrants Mental health providers can assist in documenting the psychological impact of anti-LGBT persecution and its impact on the ability to secure refugee status. Ariel Shidlo, Joanne Ahola 10 May 2013
13 Creative Commons Fmr 42 Ensuring protection for LGBTI Persons of Concern There needs to be greater awareness not only of the specific protection concerns relating to LGBTI individuals but also of related jurisprudence and guidance available for UN staff, partners, state authorities and decision-makers. Volker Türk 10 May 2013
14 Creative Commons FMR 42 LGBT: equally entitled to human rights and dignity Recognition that LGBT rights are universal rights is gaining ground. The trend, finally, is positive. But greater respect for LGBT rights and inclusion of LGBT people still is not a worldwide movement. Anne C Richard 10 May 2013
15 Creative Commons A Queer-Like Smell Best-selling author Val McDermid gives the 4th annual Oxford University lecture for LGBT History Month about her own experiences as a gay woman. Val McDermid 07 Feb 2013
16 Creative Commons Alan Turing: The One Who Became a Zero Andrew Hodges (author of Alan Turing: The Enigma) delivers a lecture on Alan Turing, the founder of modern computer science, as part of LGBT month. Andrew Hodges 02 Mar 2012
17 Creative Commons Alan Turing: The One Who Became a Zero Andrew Hodges (author of Alan Turing: The Enigma) delivers a lecture on Alan Turing, the founder of modern computer science. This is the third annual lecture for LGBT history month. Andrew Hodges 02 Mar 2012