Saturday 22nd October 2011
The Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive (LAGNA) is holding a free event to acknowledge and commemoratethe unsung heroes and heroines of LGBT activism, protest and cultural resistance over the last four decades.
Dr Matt Cook (Author & lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London) on the history of queer protest.
Lindsay River (Performer & activist) on protests in the lesbian-feminist movement in the 1970s.
Ajamu X (Photographer & Curator of Rukus! - Black LGBT Archive) on black LGBT activism in the 1980s and beyond.
Ian Lucas (Author & activist) on the work of OutRage! and Act-Up in the 1990s.
Mike Wyeld (Lecturer & filmmaker) on contemporary trans cultural activism, showing excerpts from the filmLovers and Fighters.
Please RSVP to Stefan Dickers, Library and Archives Manager on Stefan.Dickers@bishopsgate.org.uk
London EC2M 4QH
020 7392 9270