September 2018 to March 2019
Meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 8 pm, currently at:
The Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street,
London SW4 6DZ
(a turning off Clapham High Street - nearest tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common.
The Bread and Roses is opposite
the end of Navy Street).
View a map of the area
||Joe Orton: Fun & Laughs, his greatest comedy hits:
SLG member John Carter wonders how much this challenging gay playwright is
already fading from cultural consciousness and what his legacy will be.
||What is ChemSex?: David Stuart, Curator of the
Street Wellbeing programme, defines ChemSex and its effects, explains the
major risks it poses to gay communities and focuses on ways of reducing the
damage it causes.
||Growing Up Gay – from the
1970s onwards: A personal account from Tony Porter.
||My Life in the Theatre as Critic and Playwright:
Nick de Jongh, former Guardian arts writer and Evening Standard chief theatre
critic, talks about his involvement with the theatre and the writing of his plays and books,
which include Plague over
England, The Unquiet Grave of Garcia Lorca, Pricked Out, and Politics,
Pruderies and Perversions about censorship, which won The Theatre Books
||Sex Education, Past and
Present: When CHE and GLF started their campaigns in the early 70s to
get the subject of homosexuality into schools, little did they know the
minefield they were stepping into. For nearly 150 years 'sex education' had
been a battleground in the war between the permissive progressives and the
Peter Scott-Presland charts the story of the
great battles around the issues of sex education - battles for which at
least one person paid with her life. [This is the SLG contribution to LGBT
||SLAGO Quiz: We are
again hosting the first of this year's SLAGO Quizzes.
|For other events organised by SLAGO groups,
see the SLAGO diary.|
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