History of Queer Communes

Lavender Hill

Another gorgeous short movie about an amazing queer coliving/commune project from years gone by: Lavender Hill. Post-stonewall, rural living, questioning gender and exploring the ups and downs of communal life. Definitely worth watching! Lavender Hill: a love story from RtChristopher on Vimeo.

History of Queer Communes

Radical Faeries

Another great organisation that is still very much active today: the Radical Faeries. They are embracing lesbians, gay men, trans*, bisexuals, queer… people and offer “sanctuaries”, a cross between collective living spaces and “gathering” spaces,  in different parts of the world. If you want to find out more about the Faeries, Read more…

History of Queer Communes

LGBT Co-Living History

I love digging around in the fascinating and sadly not so well recorded history of Queer/LGBT-communes. One of the places I came across was Laurieston Hall, which used to be the spiritual home of the Edward Carpenter Community (ECC) and the Loving Men workshops. Although ECC isn’t a co-living community Read more…