Information, activities and links
Links to organisations doing great work with the LGBTQ+ community. Find out more...
LGBTQ+ Activities from Manchester Museum and other organisations. Find out more...
LGBTQ+ Pride Flags. Find out more...
Writing and research
Pride of Place: Amelia B Edwards
An insight into the life of Amelia Edwards who inspired the Egyptian collection at Manchester Museum.
An exploration of images of same sex desire on Greek pottery in the Manchester Museum collection.
Interpreting the Two Brothers
Curator of Egypt and Sudan, Dr Campbell Price looks at alternative interpretations of Manchester Museum's famous Two Brothers mummies.
Neither male, nor female
Curator of Entomology, Dr Dmitri Logunov discusses the discovery of gynandromorph butterflies with both male and female patterning in the Museum collection.
Gender Identity - Alliances for Solidarity
An exploration of the diversity of gender in different cultures.
You and Me, Lesbian Seagulls...
A review of same sex relationships in the natural world.
An Afternoon with The Family Gorgeous
A review of the 2018 event with insight into the ideas and theory behind the programme and queer interpretation of museum objects.
The Museum Menagerie
Insights into the object interpretations used for the Family Gorgeous' 2019 Museum Menagerie event.
Proud Trust at the Museum
A review of the Proud Trust take over of Manchester Museum for LGBT+ History Month 2020.
The gall of it! Alfred Kinsey and his wasps
An exploration of how museum objects can be used to tell LGBTQ+ stories using a case study of wasp galls and asexual identity.