2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, which began in the early hours of Saturday, 28 June 1969, when patrons of the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street defended themselves against police oppression. The Stonewall riots are often credited as the spark that set the gay liberation movement alight, not just in the United States, but around the Western world. This one-day conference rethinks the movements that the riots supposedly spawned in a European context.
In We the Youth: Keith Haring's New York Nightlife, DJ/writer Dave Haslam explores how life after dark, clubbing and queer activism were integral to the life and art of Keith Haring (1958- 1990) and his contemporaries, including Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Artist? Creative? LGBTQIA? Not sure? Come along anyway! The SEVENTH Talking Circle event welcomes everyone in Manchester who is (or wants to be) an artist from the LGBTQIA community for a totally informal evening to chat about anything and everything.
To celebrate Manchester Pride, Manchester Museum will be hosting an afternoon of drag cabaret, curated and produced by Manchester-based drag queens, Family Gorgeous (who starred in the recent Channel 4 show, Drag SOS).
Fairness in the workplace is a vital part of a successful business and many companies claim to be committed to championing equality, diversity and inclusion, but what can business actually do to cultivate a truly inclusive workplace? And why is it so important?