18 Oct 2011

We Are Revolting! 40 years of queer activism

LBGT rights are human rights, looks like a good event, spread the word.

Saturday 22nd October 2011 
Bishopsgate Institute 
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.

Speakers include:
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
Bishopsgate Institute 
230, Bishopsgate 
London EC2M 4QH 
020 7392 9270 

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