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June 6, 2012

The National Portrait Gallery has got the painting of the Chevalier d'Eon, a 18th-century 'cross-dresser'

London's National Portrait Gallery has discovered that a painting they bought recently is not an 18th-century lady at all, but a transgender woman.

British newspaper The Guardian Arts reveals the National Portrait Gallery bought the painting at a provincial sale outside New Yourk last year.

It shows Chevalier d’Éon, diplomat, soldier and, most of all, cross-dresser.

February 3, 2012

Conservative homophobe Ann Widdecombe, gay footballers and fine art get the HomoLAB treatment from the National Portrait Gallery

This week Lucio discusses BBC3's Britain's Gay Footballers, Baylen's drama with buy-one-get-one-free protein powder and Amy's disgust for Ann Widdecombe.

And HomoLAB are joined by Tim 'Timberlina' Redfearn who is the curator of  'Defining Sexuality and Gender in Portraiture for LGBT Communities' at London's famous National Portrait Gallery as part of Britain's LGBT History Month (February).

January 30, 2012

Britain's top gay and lesbian film professionals to be honoured during LGBT History Month

An exhibition honouring Britain's top gay and lesbian professionals working in the UK film industry will open during LGBT History Month, Cardiff.

Stephen Fry, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Antony Sher and Sophie Ward are among the 11 stars photographed by Donald MacLellan for the Pink Portraits collection.

The 20 free-standing portraits will be exhibited at the Office for National Statistics in Newport, Wales throughout February.

January 30, 2012

Britain's top gay and lesbian film professionals to be honoured during LGBT History Month

An exhibition honouring Britain's top gay and lesbian professionals working in the UK film industry will open during LGBT History Month, Cardiff.

Stephen Fry, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Antony Sher and Sophie Ward are among the 11 stars photographed by Donald MacLellan for the Pink Portraits collection.

The 20 free-standing portraits will be exhibited at the Office for National Statistics in Newport, Wales throughout February.