hidden Voices without labels

Recorded on the 11th September 2014, Steve has lived in Reading for Sixteen years. Growing up, did you know at an early age your sexuality, your prefe...

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Steve Masters

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Over the month of February there will be Tea-Time-talks at 2 at Reading Museum. Please come along to one of the talks. Who: Adults 16+ How Much: £5...

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Tea time talks at 2


Sue Panover, the glitzy creation of Jamie Wake, only arrived in Reading in 2002. Sue (well Jamie) grew up as an army baby settling in Kent after his (...

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Jamie Wake (aka Sue Panover)

leslee Hopper

    Born: 4th of August 1956 Identifies as Lesbian Woman. Occupation: Personnel Coordinator for RISC Work with the LGBT Community: Section ...

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Leslee Hopper


September 4th 1957 (from BBC Archives and National Archives) The Report of the Departmental Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution (better ...

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The Wolfenden Report

Oscar Wilde

At the height of his fame and success, while his masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest (1895), was still on stage in London, Wilde had the Marq...

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Oscar Wilde – Reading Gaol

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We found this article written in August 15th 2011 by Natasha Bell (a volunteer for Reading Pride at the time) for the Get Reading Website. Almost ever...

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Reading’s Pub History