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LGBT History Month and Student Pride Week events

Between Monday 26 February and Friday 2 March, Queen Mary LGBT+ Society will be hosting events for Student Pride Week. Events will be held every day from Monday to Friday, including film screenings, workshops, bake sales and more. Come and have some fun and discover more about the LGBT+ community.


QMSU Pride Stall
Monday 26 - Tuesday 27 February
Find us in Library Square for information, fun and games, prizes or to find out more about the community here at Queen Mary. We will also be having a raffle.
Library Square, Mile End campus, 10am-4pm

Film Screening
Monday 26 February
For this event, we’ll be showing a screening of the Oscar winning LGBT+ film – Moonlight. Bring snacks!
Blomeley room 2, Student’s Union Hub, Mile End campus, 7-10pm

LGBT+ History Event
Tuesday 27 February
This will be a panel discussion on the history of the LGBT+ movement in 20th century Britain. Academics and activists will be on the panel. Bring your questions!
David Sizer LT, Mile End campus, 6.30-8.30pm

LGBT+ Society: Spoons Social
Tuesday 27 February
Come and join us for a spoons social. This is an opportunity to get to know the committee, each other and to get a cheap lunch with other LGBT+ students. Drop in whenever you’re free.
The Half Moon Wetherspoons, 213–223 Mile End Road, London E1 4AA, noon-2pm

Positive East: HIV and STI testing
Tuesday 27 February
All testing is free. We would strongly encourage going for a quick chat with their very friendly team.
Staff Meeting Room, Students’ Union Hub (Second Floor), Mile End campus, 11am-2pm

Sexual Health Workshop
Wednesday 28 February
Ever wondered what you can do to keep yourself sexually safe as an LGBT+ person? Come along to our fun and friendly workshop – being run in conjunction with Positive East.
Bancroft G.07, Mile End campus, 2-4pm

Literary Evening
Wednesday 28 February
Open mic! Come and spend an evening listening to or performing LGBT+ poetry and prose in a safe, comfortable environment. Come for the poems, stay for the people.
Blomeley room 1, Students’ Union Hub, Mile End campus, 7-10pm

Bake Sale
Thursday 1 March
Come and find us in Library Square for our rainbow cake sale. All proceeds will be going to an LGBT+ charity.
Library Square, Mile End campus, 10am-2pm

Clothing Swap
Thursday 1 March
Are you a trans person? Are you in need of a new wardrobe that fits with your gender identity and makes you feel good? Come and find us in the People's Palace.
Students' Union Hub, Mile End campus, 10am-2pm

LGBTea Late: Karaoke Edition
Thursday 1 March
Come on over to Bethnal Green for an entertaining night of Karaoke and drinking. Actual vocal skill not guaranteed nor expected.
The Star of Bethnal Green, 359 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 6LG, 7.30-11pm

Get Active
Friday 2 March
Find us for some sporting fun in Library Square. We’ll be handing out rainbow laces in support of LGBT+ people in sports.
Library Square, Mile End campus, 10am-3pm

LGBT+ Society: Pub Crawl
Friday 2 March
To round off the celebrations we’ll be doing a pub crawl through the East End. Meet us at The Half Moon Whetherspoons in Stepney Green. We’ll be the ones with the LGBT+ flag!
The Half Moon Wetherspoons, 213–223 Mile End Road, London E1 4AA, 8pm-late



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