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Trans History tour of London – Stonewall Uprisings at 50

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

WHEN – Sunday May 12th Noon until 2pm
WHERE – Soho Square Cottage, Soho Square, London W1D 4NR
PRICE – Waged £10, Unwaged £5 – we have a handful of free tickets for LGBTQIA+ Migrants and vulnerably housed. Please do not hesitate to contact queertoursoflondon@gmail.com

TICKETS – pls book your tickets ASAP here – https://www.outsavvy.com/event/2797/trans-history-tour-of-london-stonewall-uprisings-at-50-tickets?fbclid=IwAR0wCV8X6VA1gaFo3fxqVm-oZm5tC6ve1v56dKpmDynQs-euZworygoFVjM

For as long as there has been gender, there have been people playing with its boundaries, subverting its categorisations, and expressing it according to their own truths – but this has never been without resistance. With the current state of the world, trans and gender diverse people seem to be under more scrutiny than ever before. Our thesis is that trans* liberation forces everyone else to confront their systemic and self imposed oppressions – and that can be very scary. But what can you do? You want to be a good ally but don’t know where to start…. perhaps you’re starting to question your own gender and don’t know where it’ll lead… or maybe you’re an out and proud trans warrior wanting to find out that bit more about your roots?

Join Queer Tours of London on this brand new trans focussed tour, helping you unpack the jargon, debunk the myths, and learn a few home truths along the way.This tour is in tribute to Marsha P Johnson – the Trans Woman of Colour who co-founded ‘Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR) and started modern Pride at the Stonewall Riots – and everyone everywhere fighting for absolute queer freedom for all. Part of the proceeds will be donated to London Trans Pride.

With your host Botswana born Trans* ARTivist – Katlego Kai Kolanyane-Kesupile (Kol-Kes)- groundbreaking Trans* ARTivist from Botswana. She uses various art forms for human rights activism and advocacy, bridging the gaps created by jargon and societal insecurities. Kol-Kes is a TED Fellow, the author of …on about the same old things, founder and Creative Director of the Queer Shorts Showcase Festival (Botswana). She holds an MA Human RIghts, Culture, and Social Justice (Goldsmiths, 2017) and is the director of Kat Kai Kol-Kes International – a development and communications consultancy. More can be found on http://kkolkes.wixsite.com/kkolkes

CONTACT
Kat on kkolkes@gmail.com and queertoursoflondon@gmail.com for any press requests.

THANK YOU to the Guerrilla Foundation for your generous support for global LGBQTIA+ freedom.

Details

Date:
May 12
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue

Soho Square Cottage, , London W1D 4NR
Soho Square
London, W1D 4NR