Anne Lister: Plaque wording to change after ‘lesbian’ row – BBC News

The wording on a blue plaque in York honouring a woman described as the “first modern lesbian” is to be looked at again after complaints it had “erased” her sexuality.
The tribute to 19th Century diarist Anne Lister described her as “gender-nonconforming”.
An online petition claimed the description had “nothing to do with sexuality”.
The group behind the memorial said it would change the wording.

via Anne Lister: Plaque wording to change after ‘lesbian’ row – BBC News

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