LGBTIQ grassroot activism : workshops, exhibition and live music


  • Wednesday, 29 February 2012
  •  13:00 until 21:00

As part of LGBT History Month, SERTUC – South East Region of Trade Union Council – LGBT Network is proud to invite you to a whole day of workshops, debate, photo exhibition and music to celebrate LGBTQI grassroots activism.

Doors open at 1 pm for the exhibition.

From 3 pm, we will offer a space for LGBTQI activists to come together and share their experiences of successful campaigns and actions, and ideas and strategies to collaborate with other grassroots organisations for social justice.

At a time of return to moral values led by the governement, institutionalisaton of racism and islamophobia, attack on the youth and working class, as well as disabled people, cuts on public services inluding fund for HIV services, SERTUC LGBT Network is inviting you to discuss how to develop strategies and ways of connecting our work for greater social justice, not only for LGBTIQ individuals but for all.
Collectives and Organisations involved include:
Act Up, Queer Strike, Gay Liberation Front, Countdown on Spanner, UK Black Pride, Stop Criminalising Hackney Youth, No Borders, Queeruption, Dyke March, Englsih Collective of Prostitutes, X-talk, Sex Worker Open University and many more as we receive confirmation.

The photo exhibition will show pictures from LGBT grassroots activism such as early pride events, solidarity actions with other campaigns by photographers Vera Rodriguez and Pam Isherwood.

We will also exhibit the work of the Queer collective “Queer Beograd” about direct action and anti-fascism.

The workshops will take place between between 3 and 7pm.
In the evening, we have a full live session with many performers:

Holly Hayes
Catherine Brogan
Ste Mc Cabe
Krista Papista

See the comment below from clips of our live artists and more info on exhibition !
See you there.



About Thierry Schaffauser

Queer, sex worker, drugs user, student in Gender History, GMB trade unionist, migrant, wants to change the world, etc
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