Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive

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LAGNA Bishopsgate Library Bishopsgate Institute 230 Bishopsgate
Greater London

  • Archives: 020 7392 9270

LAGNA consists primarily of a collection of 200,000 press cuttings covering all aspects of lesbian and gay life from the 1930s to the present. The Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive is open to anyone with an interest in lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender history.

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Opening Hours:

Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10.00 - 17.30 Wed 10.00 - 20.00 First Fri of month 10.00 - 14.00 Closed Sat and Sun


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