Lavender Menace

Queer Books Archive


  • Lavender and Menaces

    Lavender and Menaces

    The clothed lesbian body as a tool of resistance, the sapphic significance of purple, and the making of the modern-day femme To celebrate lesbian visibility week this year, I decided […]

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  • Three Writing Lives

    Three Writing Lives

    Our second online event Conversations with Writers took place on Thursday 2 September. Playwright Jo Clifford and novelist and short story writer Ely Percy were in conversation with Eris Young.

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  • A Lavender Attic

    A Lavender Attic

    ‘LGBT+ archives,’ says Gerard Koskovich of the GLBT Historical Society of San Francisco, ‘are your queer grandma’s attic’. They are the place where younger generations will find our legacy.

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  • Hot-Blooded Dinosaurs

    The Hot-Blooded Dinosaurs: A Revolution in Palaeontology by Adrian DesmondBlond & Briggs, 1975. QUEER DINOSAUR DISCOVERED! Some people may remember the ITV series based on this illustrated science book, now […]

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  • Mortimer’s Deep

    Mortimer’s Deep by Simon TaylorBalnain Books, 1992. A house of men on an island at the end of the world… Mortimer’s Deep is a dangerous stretch of water in Fife. […]

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