Event Date: 12 December 2014
Clore Management Building
Birkbeck, University of London
London WC1E 7HX
Pits and Perverts Revisited: ‘Pride’ the movie and politics now!
Enjoyed and inspired by ‘Pride’ the film? Come and see a short documentary about the real story and hear from two of the key people portrayed in the film. This will be followed by a panel discussion about its relevance for politics today. And stay on for drinks….
Speakers will include:
Mike Jackson- founder member of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners – LGSM (one of the main characters in the film)
Siân James – Member of Parliament for Swansea East (one of the main characters in the film)
Diarmaid Kelliher – University of Glasgow. Author of ‘Solidarity and Sexuality: Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners 1984–5’ (History Workshop Journal 2014)
Bev Skeggs – Professor of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London
Daniel Monk – (Chair) Birkbeck, University of London & Director, BiGS