Shot during the coal miners’ strike in south Wales, 1984-85.
A plaque in the Highbury Fields neighbourhood in Islington, London, the birthplace of the U.K. queer rights movement.
Welsh singer and actor Ivor Novello (real name David Ivor Davies).
I’m a music journalist in my day job. The Ivor Novello Awards honour Britain’s songwriters every year. Did you know they were named after a gay man? Now you do.
Roberta Cowell (MTF), the first person in the U.K. to have sex reassignment surgery.
English novelist and poet Radclyffe Hall (born Marguerite Radclyffe-Hall), author of lesbian novel The Well of Loneliness.
English lesbian actress Vera Holme (left) with a friend.
British transgender painter Peter Gluck.
Activists protesting outside the Old Bailey in London, England, 1977.