Podcasts

From time to time we make podcasts from the recordings.  There may be a very short delay before each podcast plays.

HIV/AIDS - Dealing with prejudice and uncertainty.  Podcast created by Richard Bliss.

This podcast explores how in the 1980s and 1990s working around HIV/AIDS was often challenging.  In social work, medicine and community work, staff experienced discrimination and saw how people living with HIV/AIDS had to tackle stigma, as well as living with this new and unknown virus.

A Whistle Stop tour of activism in the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's.  Podcast created by Julie Ballands

Tracking the changes in the North East from the Sexual Offences Act, to the setting up of early support services like the Friend and Lesbian Line telephone support lines, through to activism around HIV/AIDS and Section 28.

DIY Queers in Space.  Podcast created by Julie Ballands

How lesbians in particular created their own safe spaces to socialise, make music, form friendships and find love in the latter part of the 20th Century.