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Fanny and Stella: the young men who shocked Victorian England

June 12th, 2015

Episode 428 of 474 episodes

The gripping story of the trial that shook Victorian England – a tale of cross-dressing, cross-examinations and the invention of camp, shortlisted for the Stonewall Awards 2013 (Writer of the Year) and for the 2013 Green Carnation Prize.Neil McKenna, the award-winning author and journalist, is known for initiating the campaign for gay law reform in the Isle of Man and for leading the fight against Clause 25.This event is part of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ) History Month at The National Archives.Warning: the following material may not be suitable for all listeners.

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