SLG (South London Gays)

The Bread and Roses

Meetings June to October 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).

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11 June What shall we tell the Children? Part Two: Following his packed-out talk in February on the History of Sex Education from Victorian times to 1970, Peter Scott-Presland takes up the story from 1970; the battle for LGBT groups to get positive images into schools; the Labour councils led by LGBT activists who supported them; the 'scandals' - Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex... and Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin; Section 28; and the whole tug-of-war between repression and liberation which is still going on over schools policy. Peter Scott-Presland 

9 July Polari: Chris Park from the Sutton LGBTQ+ Forum looks at the origins, influence and usage of Polari slang, particularly among gay men up to the 1960s. Chris Park 

August No meeting  

10 September Pride: the story of the LGBTQ Equality Movement: Matthew Todd, journalist and former editor of Attitude magazine, talks about his recent book which documents the milestones in the fight for LGBTQ+ equality and draws on the personal testimonies of key figures in the struggle. Matthew Todd 

8 October SLG Annual General Meeting SLG 

For other events organised by SLAGO groups, see the SLAGO diary.

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Last updated 9 Jul 2019