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Erased Groups LGBTQ+ Lost Histories marginalized Representation Uncategorized

LGBTQIA Awesomeness from the Archives

This blog post will explore some of the LGBTQIA+ community in the John Rylands Special Collections! 

It has been cross posted from the John Rylands Special Collection Blog post 

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BAME Disabled Empowered Collaboration Erased Groups First peoples LGBTQ+ Lost Histories Neurodiverse Privilege Representation Uncategorized Women

Archives and Inclusivity: Unearthing Erased Communities

In the last blog post I discussed the importance of creating racially sensitive archival descriptions. In this blog post I will discuss the importance of tactfully highlighting the histories of erased communities within archives through labelling. The following post will have practical suggestions on how this relabelling can be used to increase representation in exhibitions.