Some Thoughts About Doing Queer Public History Online


  • Virgil B/G Taylor Birkbeck College, University of London



Turning away from the public history of institutions or even of historians, this essay represents an attempt to explore personal practices of public history online. Seeking to root these practices in a queer theoretical framework, and to respect the emotion and urgency with which history is engaged by users of social media.

Author Biography

Virgil B/G Taylor, Birkbeck College, University of London

Virgil B/G Taylor is a New York faggot currently based in London. He is a member of What Would An HIV Doula Do? and makes Fag Tips. He is currently studying Public History at Birkbeck College, University of London.