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3:00 am

Bridging Binaries: Pilot LGBTQ+ Tours at Zoology Museum

February 16 @ 3:00 am - 3:45 pm
Museum of Zoology,
Downing Street
Cambridge, CB2 3EJ United Kingdom
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From same-sex behaviour among penguins to eroticism in the ancient world, explore the spectrum of identities that exist across time, place and culture in Cambridge collections. Join our volunteer guides to discover their personal selection of fascinating stories of non-normative gender and sexual identities through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects. […]

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10:00 am

Trash! Waste and Excess in Queer Cultures Part I

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Faculty of English,
9 West Road
Cambridge, CB3 9EF
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A day of events around the theme of trash, waste, and excess in LGBTQ life and culture consisting of a symposium by leading queer studies scholars followed in the evening by a programme of creative events (reading, performance, drag show, DJ set) exploring the theme of trash and waste.

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11:00 am

Bridging Binaries: Pilot LGBTQ+ Tours at Fitzwilliam Museum

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Fitzwilliam Museum,
Trumpington St
Cambridge, CB2 1RB United Kingdom
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From same-sex behaviour among penguins to eroticism in the ancient world, explore the spectrum of identities that exist across time, place and culture in Cambridge collections. Join our volunteer guides to discover their personal selection of fascinating stories of non-normative gender and sexual identities through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects. […]

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2:00 pm

Writing Workshop with Aude Konan

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cambridge Waterstones,
22 Sidney Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3HG United Kingdom
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A bilingual journalist, Konan's work mostly focus on gender, race and politics and has been published in national and international magazines and webzines such as Okay Africa, Afriscope, Complex Mag Uk, Media Diversified, Amina and more. This workshop will focus on how to write queer identity. Free, but limited spaces. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/writing-workshop-with-aude-konan-tickets-53681847852

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Sing If You Are Glad! Singing Workshop

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Auditorium, Mary Allen Building,
Homerton College, Hills Road
Cambridge, CB2 8PH
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A fun and inclusive singing session for all abilities (and none!) from the people who brought you Women Composers. Sing through some LGBT+ favourites in a relaxed environment and maybe learn a few things about singing more confidently while you’re at it. Free, but limited spaces. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sing-if-you-are-glad-tickets-53812907856

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8:00 pm

Trash! Waste and Excess in Queer Cultures Part II

February 16 @ 8:00 pm
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Featuring: a reading by author Isabel Waidner (Gaudy Bauble); a performance by Rich Porter (editor of Not Here: A Queer Anthology of Loneliness); a drag show by Timberlina, “The Number One Bearded EcoWarrior Drag Queen” and a set by DJ Jumeau (black non-binary DJ from Brighton, co-founder of Gal Pals).

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