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Hazardous To Your Sexuality

Hazardous To Your Sexuality
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20 Feb 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm

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Abbey House Museum

Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS5 3EH

**BOOKING ESSENTIAL**

With Dr Ross Horsley (West Yorkshire Queer Stories).

Moral panics, misconceptions and public outrage have a history of dominating news coverage when it comes to LGBT+ issues. This talk looks some of the ‘dangers’ and taboos addressed by Leeds newspapers from the 1960s to the 1990s, and draws on new oral history recordings to explore how LGBT+ people might have had more to fear from the mainstream itself.

A talk to tie in with Abbey House Museum's 2019 exhibition, 'Danger Zone'. https://www.leeds.gov.uk/dangerzone 

Image Info: Courtesy of Ross Horsley

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Please check times with event organiser for any last minute changes.

Please book your place in advance (pay on the day). Talk is £5.50 including admission to the rest of the museum. A hot beverage is included.

Wheelchair Access

Induction loop, minicom and lift access are all available. Toilets including disabled facilities available.

  • Adults only
  • Wheelchair access
  • Discussion
  • LGBT+
  • Museum
  • Talk
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