UK Museums are working on a series of nationwide exhibitions to mark the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act, the legislation that partially decriminalised male homosexuality in England and Wales in 1967.
Oscar Wilde’s prized full-length portrait by Robert Harper Pennington which took pride of place in his marital home is to return to the UK, this spring when Tate Britain will host the first exhibition dedicated to queer British art.
The Deutsches Historisches Museum and the Schwules Museum is presenting a new LGBT exhibition “Homosexuality_ies” from 26 June to 1 December 2015, jointly funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation and the Cultural Foundation of the German Laender. Covering a total area of 1600 square meters, “Homosexuality_ies” documents 150 years of the history, politics and culture […]
An Italian Tour Operator specialising in Gay & Lesbian Tourism are offering guided tours of the Vatican, exploring the art from an LGBT perspective. Quiky’s investigates the sexuality of some of the greatest artists from the 16th and 17th century including, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Caravaggio. For centuries the Catholic church and many […]
London’s LGBT cross-art annual event GFEST 2014 will showcase new visual and performance art works and films from Monday the 10th to Saturday the 22nd November. Breathtaking works that explore this year’s festival theme ‘Myths & Mythology’ include thought provoking feature and short films, paintings, video installation and photographic works along with cabaret acts as […]
The Hollywood Museum in LA has an exclusive new exhibition – Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood. This is an entertaining retrospective of LGBT images in film and television throughout the decades. The showcase runs through the summer, ending on 28th September. Featuring photos, costumes, props and iconic imagery from the […]
The LGBT community is thrilled at the NPG London’s acquisition of a painted portrait of a male transvestite. The subject dressed in women’s clothing was painted in 1792, it depicts Britain’s first celebrated male cross-dresser. Lost since 1926, this painting of the Chevalier d’Eon, an eighteenth-century diplomat, is on show at the Gallery for the […]
A complete series of 10 silkscreens by iconic gay artist Keith Haring has been donated to the Center by Tyler Cassity, a co-owner of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The Apocalypse series is on exhibit in the Advocate & Gochis Galleries until March 30. “Haring’s work is so iconic; we’re honored to receive and exhibit this […]