LGBT Research Community



James coleJames Cole: English Literature and Creative Writing; the role of writing in exploring and promoting LGBT voices; the depiction of LGBT life within contemporary literature

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peter middletonPeter Middleton
: science and literature; modern and contemporary poetry; poetry performance; ecology and climate change; critical theory; gender studies; philosophy and literature

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Jenn ShallerEnglish Literature and Creative Writing; Representations of LGBT identity; Queer Theory; Gender; Trans Studies & Activism; Politics & Performance; Queer time/space; representations of neurodivergence 




Film studies

M WilliamsMichael Williams: Cinema and sexuality; Film stardom; Antiquity and cinema; sexuality in the heritage film; representation of the male body; British cinema

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BarrettWebsite thumbnailCarla Barrett: Gender, Sexuality and the home; queer geographies; LGBT carework

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sebastian buckleSebastian Buckle: Postwar gay history; homosexual identity; representations of homosexuality in popular culture

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eve colpus

Eve Colpus: Gay culture in Britain since 1970; popular culture and homosexuality

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peter clarkePeter Clarke: Sexuality in medieval England; the Papacy and heresy

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markcornwallMark Cornwall: 19th and 20th century Europe, especially East Central Europe; masculinity and youth movements; decriminalization; gay space

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juliegammonJulie Gammon: 18th and 19th century history of sexuality, especially England; legal aspects; children; lesbian culture

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sarahpearceSarah Pearce:  Sexuality in the ancient world; the Bible; Ptolemaic Egypt; Jewish Perspectives

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francoissoyerFrancois Soyer: Gender and sexuality in the early modern Iberian world (Spain, Portugal and their respective empires)

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Mark Stoyle.jpg_SIA - JPG - Fit to Width_144_trueMark Stoyle: Transgender identities and sexuality in 17th century England

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joantumbletyJoan Tumblety: 20th century French history; sexuality and the male body; health culture

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Jon Conlin

Jonathan Conlin: 18th century French diplomat and transperson the Chevalier d’Eon after whom the Beaumont Society is named

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Modern Languages

LLAS-Team-12Laurence Georgin: Gender studies; travel writing; Canadian literature

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fionawoollardFiona Woollard
: normative ethics; applied ethics; philosophy of sex.

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 Social Sciences


Claire Bennett: refugee asylum issues, sexuality, violence against women, qualitative research

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Derek McGhee: LGBT asylum seekers; the policing of the LGBT community; the UK’s former Lesbian and gay armed forces exclusion policy; queer temporalities and mobilities, in particular with regards to exploring LGBT Perspective on migration, especially LGBT migration to the UK from recent accession countries.

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