Independent Radical Publishing
Tue, 20 Jun 2023, 19:00 - 20:00 (GMT)
Lighthouse Bookshop, 43 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DB
Come celebrate Dan's Glass' 'Queer Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London's Fierce History'.
Dan Glass journeys through city streets to uncover the scandalous, hilarious and empowering events of London’s queerstory. Follow in the footprints of veteran activists, such as those who marched in London’s first Pride parade in 1972 or witnessed the 1999 bombing of the Admiral Duncan pub in Soho.
Accompanied by a chorus of voices of both iconic and unsung legends of the movement, readers can walk through parts of East, West, South and North London, dipping into beautifully illustrated maps and extraordinary tales of LGBTQIA+ solidarity, protest and pride. The shadows of gentrification, policing, homophobia and racism are time and again resisted.
From the Brixton Fairies to Notting Hill Carnival to world-changing protests in Trafalgar Square, Rebel Dykes to drag queen communes, Queer Footprints celebrates the hidden histories of struggle and joy. Including an accessibility guide and a list of these gems for your pleasure – queer spaces, clubs, networks and resources galore.
Click the link below for tickets to this Q&A with the author.
Walk in our queer elders' footprints in this guide full of humour, joy, pathos and mischief