This website is a great resource for adults and children that looks at LGB heros in history. Fun and interactive, would make great further learning for history lessons, and provides a useful resource when planning assemblies.
For a detailed analysis of this site, its functionality and usefulness please see our grading table with notes below.
|Best Fit for Usage: Key Stage 4. Student research||Absolutely true||Almost true||Somewhat true||Not really||Not at all|
|No other resources needed||√1|
|No expertise in LGB T issues needed||√|
|No subject knowledge needed (where relevant)||√2|
|Accessible at any level||√3|
|Fit for purpose||√8|
|Covers all L,G,B and T||√9|
|Answers questions i.e. FAQS||√|
|Wide range of curriculum areas||√11|
- This is a research document, which doesn’t seem to have been updated since 2005
- It gives you the history of LGB people but focuses on famous people in history
- Language and concepts quite accessible. Author’s style very informal but some of the material in quite terse. Colours may make it difficult for visually impaired
- Mostly provides circumstantial evidence that people were gay or lesbian
- See 3
- Easy to navigate. Every page has a back to home button.
- There are no outside links, apart from advertising and the author’s merchandise
- As long as the purpose is to find evidence that people were gay or lesbian. Quite good fun
- No T. Only LGB