18.01.18. – ‘Jenny STILL f*cking lives with Eric and Martin’ – Section 28 Tribute Night

MEGA LOVE AND THANKS to everyone who made it such an amazing night! Particular thanks to

The legendary abseiling lesbians and everyone who helped overturn ‘Section 28’ / Our host Sapphire / Ed and Lyndon from ‘We have Rather Been Invaded’ Holly Buckle on photos / Mark Glasgow on poster design / Antonio Branco & Riccardo T. House of Anxiety / SPIT! (Carlos Motta, John Arthur Peetz, Carlos Maria Romero) MANIFESTO presented by Claudia Palazzo, Joshua Hubbard and Carlos Maria Romero / Eric and Edward and everyone at Pornceptual / Tam and Gyn at limewharf / London’s LGBT Community Centre / Russell Christie / Miqx and everyone at Sexual Avengers / Alan Dobbie and everyone at NUT.

Come to our next event celebrating QUEER SEXUAL FREEDOM – Round 2 of ‘George Michael Freedom Party – I want Your Sex’ and watch this space for the ‘BANG BUS – Section 28 – Queer Sexual Expression Special’ in May 2018! Get in touch on queertoursoflondon@gmail.com



‘Jenny STILL f*cking lives with Eric and Martin’ – Section 28 Tribute Night – 30 years on – Facebook page here

Join us to build for a year of action for queer sexual freedom and education for all.  

Pay tribute to those who overturned it and educators today continuing the journey towards freedom for all, in a special ‘This Is Your Life’ style chat show!

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of ‘Section 28’ – which banned the promotion of homosexuality in education at a time when HIV / AIDS was at plague proportions – and meet and celebrate the activists who overturned it.

18th January 6pm welcome – 6.30 the show starts! / 10pm end. ‘Limewharf’, Vyner St, London E2 9DJ – fully accessible. The bar is open. It is free but donations are appreciated. Arrive early to avoid disappointment and / or @queertoursoflondon@gmail.com to reserve your space. £3 suggested donation – get your ticket here on eventbrite or just turn up early! All profits go to the London Lgbtq+ Community Centre

Watch an exclusive screening of ‘We Have Rather Been Invaded’ by Ed Webb-Ingall, a new video project that looks at the legacy of Section 28, the role of activism and our understanding of this piece of legislation thirty years on.

Enjoy performances by Pornceptual

With your host Sapphire McIntosh – writer, comedian, actor, producer and director

‘Jenny STILL f*cking lives with Eric and Martin’ takes us on a informative journey of queer sex, something that most queer people have been denied. 

“Children are being taught they have an inalienable right to be gay. All of those children are being cheated of a sound start in life.” – Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, October 9, 1987.

30 years ago this year our Government introduced ‘Section 28’ which which banned the promotion of queer lifestyles in schools. In 2018 ‘Queer Tours of London’ and friends are reclaiming the teaching of queer culture and taking charge of how it should be taught because as queer people we refuse to ever be silenced. Today we are louder and prouder than ever before. Launched in 2017 for the 50th anniversary of partial decriminalisation of homosexuality ‘QUEER TOURS OF LONDON – A Mince Through Time’ exists to bring forth the visibility of our incredible community at large and the journey to how we became who we are today. Find out more at www.queertoursoflondon.com
If you have Section 28 and related materials that you would like to archive please contact the Bishopsgate Institute on libray@bishopsgate.org.uk