Norena Shopland Here are a few ideas for using the county timelines – if you have any others please do send them in. Collecting items Contact celebrities/named people and ask for donations, e.g. Carmarthenshire and Merthyr could ask Owain and Arran if they would be willing to donate photographs/invites/etc of their wedding. Virtual Exhibitions Use … Read More “Some tips on using the timelines” »
*the bad alliteration is intentional by oskawrites.gay Queerness, Welshness and geekiness have always had an overlap. Like any large group of people, there are going to be plenty of subgroups, and the subgroup of queer geeks in Wales was never more visible than on the 13th of August, 2013. On this weekend, Pride Cymru and … Read More “Gay Geeky Gymru*” »
SPOILER ALERT – This review includes information that may spoil your reading of the original story. To read The Conquest first – click here. In January 1837 the Welsh newspaper the Monmouthshire Merlin published a short story by a writer who is only identified by the initials I.H. Although the Merlin features a number of short stories by writers using initials only one … Read More “‘The Conquest, or a Mail Companion’ Review” »
In 2012 Welsh Pride was the first exhibition of LGBTQ+ people, allies, and events in Wales. This badge was designed by Norena Shopland for that project.
Ceri Harris BEM, of the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and writer/historian Norena Shopland took a look at LGBTQ+ diversity within medicine and health. The 66-page timeline, full of fascinating snippets of information, celebrates and remembers those LGBTQ+ people who were connected in one way or another with the medical profession. Download your own copy … Read More “LGBTQ+ People in medicine and Health” »