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Josh Hepple

Josh Hepple – Law graduate, writer, activist, disability equality trainer who has severe cerebral palsy. His impairment affects his speech and mobility and he relies on personal assistants 24/7. The prejudice that Josh has faced has given him great empathy for marginalised groups; especially disabled and LGBT people. Josh has been a theatre reviewer and an …

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Andrew Lumsden

Andrew Lumsden joined Gay Liberation Front in London in 1970 which led to the creation of ‘Pride’. He invented Gay News in 1971 (first published 1972) and is an artist. Read more about Andrew here ‘A Pioneering 1960’s Gay Rights Activist on the time he staged a sit-in with a bunch of Drag Queens.’. Andrew specialises in Soho …

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Sapphire

Sapphire is an actor/presenter/writer. She love takes major interest in British history from 1800’s to present day. Her main interests are the premier league, liverpool f.c, popular culture and banging, wobbling beats. She also cycles in London and goes to gym often. Saph is eager to be part of the ‘Lesbian London’ tour guide team.

Dan Glass

Dan Glass is a sex-positive, queer, healthcare and human rights activist, performer and writer – website is ‘The Glass Is Half Full’. Reforming ‘Aids Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) London chapter in 2012 has catalysed healthcare and sex-positive programmes including campaigning for PREP, HIV Blind Date, protecting the National Health Service as well as enabling ‘HIV anti-stigma …

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Damien Arness- Dalton

Damien Arness- Dalton is a Queer Londoner. Born and raised. A poet and writer who shares experiences of his own sexuality and queerness. Studied at the Royal Central School and Speech and Drama in BA Hons Drama Applied Theatre and Education. He delivers educational events inspiring young people and new audiences facilitating learning in politics and …

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Aderonke Apata

Aderonke Apata is a Human Rights Activist, Feminist and LGBT Equality Advocate who has a BSc in Microbiology and subsequently a Masters of Public Health and Primary Care. Winner Positive Role Model for LGBT National Diversity Award 2014, where she was described as “an unstoppable force in fighting for justice”, she is number 41 & 67 …

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Sami Cee

Sami Cee is a nurse-activist mobilising a queer resistance to protect the NHS and an activist with ACT UP LONDON and Sexual Avengers – a collective of queer campaigns and individuals using the fiftieth anniversary of both partial decriminalisation of homosexuality and the Abortion Act to catalyse new networks and skills and build long-term action and …

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Han Smith

Han Smith only watches films that are queer! She gorges herself on cinema made by lgbtq+ folks & about lgbtq+ life & communities when she isn’t working with People & Planet, a student led network organising for workers rights, migrants rights and climate justice. She set up No Pride In BP, the campaign that refuses to …

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Olimpia

Olimpia is a doctoral researcher working on the politics of inclusion, and on queer uses of time/space. She is part of the campaign to open London’s first community-owned, community-run, late-license queer pub with the activists from The Friends of the Joiners Arms. Olimpia’s next tour is ‘Queer Tour of Whitechapel’.