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OurStory Scotland

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

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Writing Episodes in OurStory Tent


Here we present episodes, exchange experience and share stories. At events throughout Scotland, people from the LGBT community are given the opportunity to write or speak episodes in their lives. These episodes are added to our archive of stories of the LGBT community, that we can draw on for public storytelling, drama, exhibitions, research and internet publication.

a small sample of the hundreds of episodes we have collected

My First Kiss - Robert 2005
When I was 9, I was out with a friend...
[ read full episode ]

Life Changing Love - Susan 2006
I was having a party at the time, just a few friends...
[ read full episode ]

Beautiful Eyes - Nathalie 2007
Recently, my partner came to visit my parents...
[ read full episode ]

Episode Archive

    The collection of episodes is now archived at National Museums Scotland in Edinburgh. They form part of the OurStory Scotland Collection in the Scottish Life Archive.



OurStory Scotland is currently holding storytelling and drama workshops: contact us if you would like to take part.

Writing Episode in OurStory Tent