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Trans Britain: Our Journey from the Shadows
Aug
25
1:00 PM13:00

Trans Britain: Our Journey from the Shadows

Trans Britain chronicles the struggle for trans rights in Britain. Editor and activist Christine Burns shares the testimonies of those who were there to witness a marginalised community grow into the visible phenomenon we recognise today.  Everything you always wanted to know about the background of the trans community from the community itself.

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She Called Me Woman: Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak
Aug
15
1:00 PM13:00

She Called Me Woman: Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak

She Called Me Woman is a groundbreaking collection of queer women's narratives -beautifully told stories of resistance and resilience, joy and laughter, heartbreaks and victories, collecting the realities of queer Nigerians who will no longer be invisible. Editor Chitra Nagarajan discusses the anthology and its challenge to ignorance and stereotypes.

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Bi-Ble: Essays and Personal Narratives about Bisexuality
Aug
11
1:00 PM13:00

Bi-Ble: Essays and Personal Narratives about Bisexuality

  • Lighthouse - Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Monstrous Regiment’s Bi-ble collected intersectional bi voices and shared unique stories, voices and identities. That first anthology showed the need to elevate as many bi voices as possible- so the Bi-ble’s authors and editors join us for a bi book fringe bash; it's time to spread the good word.

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Queer Words
Aug
9
1:00 PM13:00

Queer Words

  • Lighthouse - Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If queer is what you are, and writing is what you do, what happens when both combine? This question has never been far from Queer Words Project Scotland. In this panel, Ryan Vance (editor), Kirsty Logan and Rachel Plummer (writers/mentors), and Heather McDaid (publisher, 404Ink) discuss how engaging with queerness in writing can create both pigeonholes and opportunities for writer and reader alike.

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