Case Study – Published on The National Archives Website

National Archives building Kew

The National Archives have published a case study on the creation of the Plymouth LGBT Archive – ‘Archiving the lives and histories of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Community in Plymouth‘. The project resulted in a specific archive accession to represent the lives and histories of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) community […]

Stigma creates fear of reporting attacks (1995)

First Published: Thursday, 9 November 1995 Source: The Independent Copyright: Link to full article Jason Bennetto reports on Plymouth’s insular gay community in Plymouth It is said that you can get all of Plymouth’s gay activists into two taxis. As in most of Britain’s provincial cities few homosexuals are willing to stand up and be […]

DNA on cigarette may clear Plymouth man jailed for 17 years for gay killing (2007)

First Published: Saturday, 27 January 2007 Source: The Independent By Jason Bennetto, Crime Correspondent Copyright: Link to Full Article A pair of cigarette butts have provided crucial DNA evidence that could free a man who has spent the past 16 years in jail for a murder he has always claimed he did not commit. The […]

Feature on Plymouth Transgender Person Gets Top Spot in UK Gay News ‘Article of 2007’

Article first published: 30th December 2007 Source: http://www.ukgaynews.org.uk/Archive/07/Dec/3101.htm Copyright: Creative Commons Licence. Selecting what we consider the best article in the English language published by a newspaper anywhere in the world – and “listed” on the UK Gay News ‘front page’ – was a relatively easy task this year. The article taking pride of place […]