Our spring exhibition marks 50 years since the beginnings of two significant social movements in the UK: the first women’s liberation conference in Oxford and the first UK meeting of the Gay Liberation Front at LSE.
This exhibition explores how both movements mobilised thousands of people to believe that they could change the world through speaking out and challenging the status quo.
The exhibition displays material from the Hall-Carpenter Archives and the Women’s Library and, in particular, it shows how activists used and transformed publishing, performance and visual imagery around gender.
View a list of all upcoming LSE Library events, many of which are related to this exhibition.
Download our events leaflet [PDF 6MB]
Explore these collections
Learn more through our LGBT and Women's Liberation Movement pages or explore further through other collection highlights.
Opening times and visiting
The Gallery and exhibition are small enough to get around over a lunchtime, so why not make a visit? Tours are also available on request – get in touch to arrange these.
From 20 January to 3 April:
Find and contact us
LSE Library, 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD
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For further information, contact the team marking your email for the attention of Gillian Murphy.