Book Fringe
Edinburgh's alternative book festival of ideas

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2019 Programme

All our events are free + unticketed

 
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Lighthouse events start at 1.00pm and last for 30 minutes

Golden Hare events start at 6.30pm and last for one hour

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Queer Intentions

  • LIGHTHOUSE - Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop 43-45 West Nicolson Street Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9DB United Kingdom (map)

with author Amelia Abraham

Amelia Abraham takes us on a funny and thought-provoking journey to investigate what it means to be queer in 2019. The options and freedoms on offer to LGBTQ+ people living in the West are greater than ever before.

But is same-sex marriage, improved media visibility and corporate endorsement all it’s cracked up to be?

At what cost does this acceptance come?

And who is getting left behind?

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Featured Book

Queer Intentions: A (Personal) Journey Through LGBTQ+ Culture by Amelia Abraham (Pan Macmillan, 2019)