Joined by Queer History expert, Justin Bengy #TwiceRemoved learns why queer history is important to family historians, how to look for clues for hidden identities and sexualities in the past and about queer lives in the past.
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A Spotlight on Justin Bengry
Dr Justin Bengry is a lecturer in Queer History at Goldsmith’s University of London. He currently conveys the MA Queer History, which is the first degree of it’s kind anywhere in the world.
Justin is particularly interested in homosexuality and capitalism, but has worked on a wide variety of projects and records.
- Justin presented on the Ethics workshop for Historians Collaborate, which can be viewed free online here.
- Masculinity, Class and Same-Sex Desire in Industrial England, 1895-1957 by Helen Smith. Please note this is an expensive book, but may be available via your local library or inter-library loans.
- LOVING: A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s by Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell. You can also view some of the photographs in this collection here at Advocate and here at Rolling Stone.
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