LGBT+ Archives and Historical Political Minorities
The Consulate General of France in Québec invites you to a discussion with Antoine Idier.
Moderated by Monique Giroux.
About the Archives of the LGBT+ movement.
Consisting of largely unpublished archival material, this book traces the history of the battles and LGBT movements in France.
Based on an extensive documentary investigation, the work presents a rich iconography displayed in chronological sequences: posters, front pages of newspapers and magazines, leaflets, correspondence, photographs…
The author invited approximately twenty important witnesses to comment on a document of their choice. The plurality of the points of views of the contributors, researchers and militants, from various generations, presents the diversity of the various movements gathered under the name LGBT.
Antoine Idier is a sociologist and historian, and director of research at the l’École nationale supérieure d’arts de Paris-Cergy. He has authored: Les Alinéas au placard. L’Abrogation du délit d’homosexualité (1977-1982) (Cartouche, 2013) and Les Vies de Guy Hocquenghem, Politique, sexualité, culture (Fayard, 2017).