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OurStory Scotland

... recording the stories of the LGBT community in Scotland

Archiving Heritage Oral History Storytelling Drama Exhibitions Research

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The Mitchell Library

How can you contribute?

We would welcome your contribution to our activities - ensuring that our stories are kept alive.

You can contribute by:

  • telling your own story for us to record and preserve in our archives
  • organising a group interview or reminiscence session so that stories and memories live on
  • indexing, summarising and transcribing our recordings, to develop accessible archives
  • donating materials for our archives
  • archiving our materials and documenting their significance in people's lives
  • joining in our exhibition work, developing visual arts skills by displaying our history
  • joining in our theatre work, developing writing & dramatic skills by acting out our history
  • joining us in our storytelling work, whether oral or written

We would also be delighted if you would join OurStory Scotland, or if you would like to make a charitable donation - but the most important thing is for people to participate in telling and collecting our stories. So do contact us.

Open to All

In accordance with our belief in a diverse Scotland, OurStory Scotland is open to all supporters of our aims, regardless of gender, sexuality, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, culture and community. We are dedicated to social inclusion and the celebration of diversity.

Views expressed by contributors to OurStory Scotland do not necessarily reflect the views of OurStory Scotland.

Contributing Exhibition Materials