Changing Minds

Mental Health in LGBTQ+ communities


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Recording the experiences of the LGBTQ+ community on mental health and wellbeing, from growing up to today.

Oral histories: 15 (30 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Film; Educational materials. 

Partner: Redbridge Rainbow Community.

30 Years of Living with HIV

The 'Don't Die of Ignorance' Campaign


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The impact of the Conservative Government's HIV prevention campaign in the 1980’s, by those involved and those it affected.

Oral histories: 21 (45 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Film; Educational materials. 

Partner: Positive East.

Being Civil In Redbridge 

Civil partnerships in the LGBTQ+ community 


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Exploring the history of civil partnerships, changes in legislation and the impact on the LGBTQ+ community. 

Oral histories: 16 (28 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Documentary film; Education Pack: Tackling homophobia & Transphobia in schools.

Partner: Redbridge Rainbow Community, Ramfel. 

Stories from the Joiners arms

The Joiners Arms venue before closure


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Stories from an LGBTQ+ nightclub opened in 1997 on Hackney Road, Tower Hamlets. The land was sold to developers in 2015. 

Oral histories: 5 (12 hours).

Resources: Exhibition.

 ECH funded initiative. 

Proud at Pride

Celebrating the LGBTQ+ community


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Beginning in New York in 1969 with the Stonewall Riots, Pride

 became a global watershed for Gay Liberation and activism. 

Oral histories: 10 Vox pops.

Resources: Exhibition. 

Partner: Redbridge Rainbow Community.

Eastside Community Heritage, Parish Centre, Cardinal Heenan Centre, 326 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1QP

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