Tuesday, November 02, 2010

This looks interesting

Gay Pride New York 2008 / 20080629.10D.49816 / SML
Photo by See-Ming Lee

The BBC has opened its archives to chart the gay rights movement in the UK. It's a bit of a shock to be reminded of how far we've had to come.

7 COMMENTS:

Old Kitty said...

Wow!! It's a brilliant archive - worth bookmarking - thanks!!!! There's lots there isn't there! Yay!! Take care
x

fairyhedgehog said...

Kitty, it is a very good archive although I'm not sure if our friends in the US can access it.

L. T. Host said...

Link works for me... awesome find! I wish that the US would get over itself when it comes to gay rights. I don't understand the people that have a problem with gay marriage, for example, but I could go on for hours if I get started.

fairyhedgehog said...

LTH, sometimes the BBC restrict their videos to the UK, but you can get quite a sense of the progress just by looking at the program summaries starting from way back when!

Simon Kewin said...

Fascinating stuff. It is wonderful how far we've come in a relatively short time.

Phoenix said...

It's just sad we have had to come so far.

fairyhedgehog said...

Simon, I'm glad we've got as far as we have. Partly very selfishly: gay rights are human rights and women have a better deal now too.

Phoenix, I was a bit shocked to be reminded where we'd come from.

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