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Tag: The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

  • Some Anne Lister Resources

    Some Anne Lister Resources

    Want some outstanding Anne Lister resources? I’ve got ’em! The first is in a tweet, with a Twitter thread of my own thoughts . . .

  • Watch This: Trailer for Gentleman Jack – UPDATED

    Watch This: Trailer for Gentleman Jack – UPDATED

    I’m quite excited about Gentleman Jack. It’s an 8 hour historical drama series about Anne Lister, one of England’s earliest out lesbians. It’s written by Sally Wainwright. It stars Suranne Jones. Could anything get better than that?

  • Review: The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

    Review: The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

    A comment from a reader sent me on a hunt for The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, which I found on Amazon Video. This 2010 BBC film introduced me to “the first modern lesbian in British history,” and sent me searching through references on Wikipedia.