LGBT History month at LSE: A round up of events
Glad to be Gay: the struggle for legal equality
Join the LSE Library between Monday 9 January 2017 to Friday 7 April 2017 at the LSE Library Gallery, for an exhibition on legal struggles around homosexuality that showcases unique Hall-Carpenter Archives and the Women's Library Collection to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act.
On Thursday 9 February 2017, between 12.30 to 1.30pm, at OLD.5.11, Old Building, Spectrum is convening a meeting which will be a chance for the staff to hear the latest on EDI initiatives, upcoming trans policy and forthcoming events.
The 1967 Act and Beyond: a tale of North and South
On Wednesday 15 February 2017, between 7 to 9pm, at the Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE Library, LSE Spectrum and Open Doors London are hosting a talk where Peter Scott-Presland will speak on the 1967 Sexual Offences Act. There is a drinks reception following the talk. Places are limited: request your free ticket here.
Experiments in Living and Working: squats and collectives in 1970s and 1980s London
On Wednesday 22 February 2017, between 6 to 7pm, at NAB.1.04, New Academic Building, LSE Library and LSE Literary Festival are hosting a talk where Matt Cook will speak about a gay squatting community in Brixton and Sue O’Sullivan about working collectively on Spare Rib magazine. This event will be chaired by Dr Anne Summers.
Spectrum members and friends are meeting in Café 54 from 5pm, if you wish to join them meet in Cafe 54.
LSESU Labour Society is looking for LGBT+ academics for its event on 21 February 2017. Please contact George Ellis for further information.
A Bill Called William
On Friday 24 February 2017, between 5 to 6pm, at the Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE Library and LSE Literary Festival will screen a documentary A Bill Called William, which was first screened in 1997 to mark the 30th anniversary of 1967 Sexual Offences Act.
Spectrum members and friends are requested to assemble at the White Horse after the screening to discuss the film.
Stuart Feather talks about Gay Liberation, Radical Queens and more
On Tuesday 28 February 2017, between 12.30-1.30pm, at the LSE Library, Stuart Feather will do a reading in three parts from his book 'Blowing the Lid': the Westminster Central Hall demonstration against the Festival of Light; a piece about the radical drag queen commune, and the trial of Michael James at Bow Street magistrate’s court. Please sign up here to attend the event.