Hear the untold stories of enslaved people and learn about historical and contemporary slavery.
Historical and contemporary slavery.
A beautiful building housing one of the UK's finest collections of fine and decorative art.
Paintings, Wedgwood and Chinese ceramics.
Uncover objects from the Titanic, find out about life at sea and learn about the port of Liverpool.
The Titanic, life at sea and Liverpool's port.
This museum tells the story of Liverpool with diverse exhibits housed in a stunning building.
Liverpool's history and popular culture.
Explore a Victorian merchant's house with its period furniture and beautiful paintings.
Paintings, vintage fashion and furniture.
Beautiful paintings, sculpture and decorative art from the 13th century to the present day.
Paintings, sculpture and decorative art.
Discover treasures from around the world, explore outer space and meet live creatures!
World cultures, space and live creatures.
Posters, interviews and magazine articles in our collection reflect the greater visibility of LGBT+ people on television and in film. Increasingly honest and truthful representation has improved public understanding and acceptance of LGBT+ people and the issues affecting these communities.
It was not until 1987 that a kiss between two gay characters was aired on British television, in the popular soap, EastEnders. This kiss on the forehead led to questions being raised in Parliament and The Sun newspaper labelling the show “EastBenders”.
In 1994, the Liverpool-based soap opera Brookside showed the first pre-watershed lesbian kiss on British television. It received such a positive reaction that the scene was used in a montage for the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony and broadcast to countries such as Saudi Arabia, where homosexuality is still banned.
Explore our LGBT+ collections researched by our Pride and Prejudice research project.
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