Welcome to the LGBT Archive
: the encyclopedia of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history in the United Kingdom. It was started in June 2011 as the "LGBT History Project" and today it contains over 3,700 articles, covering British LGBT life from the 1st Century BC right up to the current day. The site has been viewed over six million times.

Click the time capsule below to enter the site. You can then search for a particular subject using the search box, or explore the UK's LGBT history through time via our Timelines, or by district, using our clickable maps of the countries of the United Kingdom. Or you can just click Recent changes to see what our editors have been doing recently, or Random page to see what comes up.

LGBT History Month is celebrated throughout February each year. Each year LGBT History Month celebrates a different aspect of LGBT life. In 2012 we celebrated achievements in Sport, so we created a Timeline of UK LGBT Sport; in 2013, Science: Timeline of UK LGBT Science; 2014, Music: Timeline of UK LGBT Music; 2016, Religion, Belief and Philosophy: Timeline of UK Religion, Belief and Philosophy.

This wiki has now received over 35,000 edits and six million page views, and been upgraded to a WikiFactor of 17. A WikiFactor is a measure of the importance of a wikisite, and shows that at least 17 of the articles have been viewed over 17,000 times.

Browse thousands of years of LGBT UK history, or add your own by setting up a free account, and start writing today. There are lots of subjects still waiting to have articles written about them.

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