01.02.19 – ‘Where are our rebellions now?’ Before Stonewall film and panel – book here

SOLD OUT! Feb 1st @ Raven Row – 56 Artillery Ln, London E1 7LS, UK 6.00 – 8.30pm. Facebook event page here – if you missed out then please book for 26.03.19 – Back by Popular Demand ‘Where are our rebellions now?’ Before Stonewall film, panel and party

2019 is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that led to birth of modern Pride as we know it and we are going to celebrate in style.

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and on the 1st day of LGBTQIA+ History Month we are pleased to announce ‘Where are our rebellions now?’
With the Film ‘Before Stonewall The history of the Gay and Lesbian community before the Stonewall riots began the major gay rights movement’ followed by an interactive inter-generational conversation between founders of Gay Liberation Front (GLF) UK who started Pride in London and a new generation of LGBTQIA+ artists and activists including –

Lyndsay Burtonshaw is a participatory facilitator and activist, specialising in public speaking, Theatre of the Oppressed, power dynamics, spiritual activism, and radical youth work. Passionate about creating transformative spaces for people to build social justice together, they work with collectives NavigateResist + Renew and Beautiful Trouble, and organise with LGSMigrants, Plane Stupid and End Deportations. In their spare time they cycle mountains, and hang out at punk gigs, Quaker meetings, and herbal medicine gardens. Lyndsay specialises in Bloomsbury History tours.

Kate Hodkinson is a queer activist, and the founder of The People’s Film Club (www.facebook.com/thepeoplesfilmclub). I am an organising member of Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants and a campaign speaker for Campaign Against the Arms Trade.


Ms Opoku-Gyimah, Co-Founder & Director • Head of Equality •  
Trustee Columnist• Co-Editor of 
Ms Opoku-Gyimah who is also known as “Lady Phyll”, co-founded UK Black Pride in 2005. The organisation is dedicated to the celebration of black LGBT culture in the UK, putting on an annual Pride event and running networking and social events through the year.

“I have a duty to speak the truth as I see it and share not just my triumphs, not just the things that felt good, but the pain, the intense, often unmitigated pain. It is important to share how I know survival is survival and not just a walk throught the rain.” Audre Lorde ✊?

Terry Stewart is a dashingly handsome 65 year old Gay Free Radical from The Island of Ireland. Recent Quote on Terry, “I am really glad that I have not been personally insulted by Terry Stewart”.Terry has been a life long campaigner on many National and local Human Rights issues, such as Deaths in Custody, Immigration, National Liberation, Racism, LGBT Rights, Irish Travellers Rights, Housing, Health and Mental Health Advocacy.

Terry is currently leading a National Campaign for The Decriminalization of all Gay Men, under The Sexual Offences Act, section 32.

Erkan is a queer writer and independent activist of colour based between the UK and Germany. With a background in Middle Eastern politics, gender and migration, Erkan’s research has focused notably on the experiences of advocacy and transnational solidarity for queer migrants in Berlin. An avid believer of decolonising the contemporary structures of knowledge, they are currently conducting a residency in Berlin – funded by the European Commission – to challenge the inaccessible nature of academia and encourage more opportunity for self-representation.

Katy Jalili (Katayoun Jalilipour) is a genderqueer Iranian-born multidisciplinary artist, performer and writer. They were formally a writer for Shades of Noir. They now work in student activism, and perform across the UK’s cabaret scene.

The event is free and wheelchair accessible / All donations to ‘Stansted 15 / End Deportations / Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants (LGSM) / all tickets at www.queertoursoflondon.com / be sure to book your tickets ASAP as there are limited spaces!
‘QUEER TOURS OF LONDON – A Mince Through Time’ exist to bring forth the visibility of our incredible community at large and the journey to how we became who we are today. Against the backdrop of the mass closure of LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex) cultural spaces and support services, ‘QUEER TOURS OF LONDON’ are being developed to support London’s current queer activism, culture and performance in all its glory. www.queertoursoflondon.com / queertoursoflondon@gmail.com