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Garrard Conley conversion therapy
History
Shannon Halliwell (She/Her)

Conversion Therapy – Boy Erased

Garrard spent years saying the same prayer “Lord, make me pure”. He grew up in a small town of 100 people in Arkansas, the only

Terrence Higgins trust
History
Shannon Halliwell (She/Her)

Terrence Higgins Trust

Terrence Higgins was one of the first people in the UK to die of an AIDS-related illness. He died aged 37, on 4th July 1982

rupaul in and out of drag
Drag
Shannon Halliwell (She/Her)

The Life of RuPaul Andre Charles

RuPaul Andre Charles was born in San Diego on 17th November 1960. His parents were Ernestine & Irving Charles who were from Louisiana and they

kenny everett
Drag
Shannon Halliwell (She/Her)

The Life of Kenny Everett

Born in Seaforth, Merseyside, on Christmas Day 1944, the young Maurice James Christopher Cole was a Catholic choirboy who became a bakery worker. Back then,

act up protest
History
Shannon Halliwell (She/Her)

ACT UP Organisation

ACT UP, or the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power is an international, political group working to end the AIDS pandemic. The group defines itself as

Upstairs Lounge newspaper
True Crime
Nikki Halliwell (She/Her)

The 1973 Upstairs Lounge Fire

Like most of us, Francis Dufrene lived for Saturday and Sunday nights. He was tall and lean with a pile of blond hair; the 21-year-old