Merseyside Maritime Museum: LGBT lives in the Merchant and Royal Navy

Merseyside Maritime Museum: LGBT lives in the Merchant and Royal Navy
Merseyside Maritime Museum: LGBT lives in the Merchant and Royal Navy


Venue: Merseyside Maritime Museum
Dates: 11/02/2017
Times: 14:30 - 15:15


LGBT lives in the Merchant and Royal Navy

Camp men on 20th century passenger ships found a queer haven, as our Hello Sailor! exhibition describes. But Royal Navy men faced the noose in the past. Many women and men were dismissed and their careers ruined until as late as 2000.

Find out about he contrasting LGBT history of the two navies in this highly-illustrated talk.