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A brief review of Bohemian Rhapsody – or what NOT to watch this LGBT History Month

In a nod to LGBT History Month 2019 Hannah J. Elizabeth thought they’d cast an HIV/queer historian’s eye over the film Bohemian Rhapsody. (Originally this blogpost was written for World AIDS Day 2018).

 

Firstly, Rami Malek is an excellent Freddie and the music is GREAT. However…

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‘It’s more complicated than that…’ an occasional blog post series

‘It’s more complicated than that…’ is a common academic refrain.  How many times have you watched a TV programme or read a newspaper article that touches on an area you know about and shouted (probably to no-one in particular): ‘but it’s more complicated than that’?  Indeed, Ben…

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Remembering the ‘Don’t Die of Ignorance’ campaign

Remembering and thinking critically about the ‘Don’t Die of Ignorance’ campaign
An ‘It’s more complicated than that’ blog post
In 1986 the Department of Health and Social Security (DHSS) launched the AIDS-education campaign, ‘Don’t aid AIDS’, often recollected as the ‘Don’t Die of Ignorance’ campaign…

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Vaccinations – ‘It’s more complicated than that’

Vaccinations – ‘It’s more complicated than that’
John Oliver tackled vaccination on his HBO series Last Week Tonight

British satirist John Oliver tackled vaccination on the 25 June episode of his HBO series Last Week Tonight. There has been a series of measles outbreaks in Western Europe and North America…

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