Category Archives: Unsung heroes

Unsung LGBT heroes: Margaret Rutherford

Margaret Rutherford, unsung hero Comic and character actor, Margaret Rutherford, was born into a drama-filled life.  Following her mother’s death, aged three, she was delivered to a kindly aunt, described by Rutherford as ‘my adoptive mother and one of the saints of the world,’ where she was raised in a comfortable, loving, London household. At…
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Unsung LGBT heroes… James Barry

James Barry, unsung hero Military surgeon James Barry was born around 1789. In 1809 he began his studies at Edinburgh Medical School, before travelling to London to complete his training as a surgeon. From there he enlisted in the British Army and traversed the globe, rising through the military ranks. By the end of his…
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