Queer History Month!

It's finally Queer History Month and we have an AMAZING schedule for you! The events schedule is above, but here is a quick description of each event:


6th of Feb - Film Screening of The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson @17:00

Join us in the KLT at 17:00 to watch The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson. The film investigates the mysterious 1992 death of black gay rights activist and Stonewall veteran, Marsha P. Johnson. Using archival interviews with Johnson, and new interviews with Johnson's family, friends and fellow activists.

Bring food and drinks!


8th of Feb - Drag Show and Celebrating Queerness Late Licence @20:30

While Queer History Month is a month of reflection on the history of the LGBTQ+ rights movement and the people who got us here, it's also a time to celebrate our life and visibility! Come dressed however you want - only Judy can judge you!

To kick of QHM with a bang, we will be having one of our legendary SOAS Drag Society shows at 20:00 with an AMAZING guest performance from The House of West!

If you would like to try out drag, message the Drag Society or email 639409@soas.ac.uk to find your aunt, Glangela.

After the drag show we will be having a SICKENING late license with DJ's celebrating the music of queer musicians.
DJ Tolu - Queer Icons
DJ Glangela Fever - Vogue Ballroom House
Open to ALL students and LGBTQ+ Allies. If you plan to come just to stir shit up, you'll have Glangela after you. This is a safe space for all LGBTQ+ and QTIPOC.

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1484604468341152/


11th of Feb - Drag Society Kiki @17:00

Come join us in the Russell Room and play around with makeup, practice dances, talk some shit, eat some food and love all our friends. This is a great opportunity to ask any questions you have about starting drag. Word on the street is that Glangela is having baby fever at the moment!!!

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2043233135754206/


12th of Feb - Queer History Month quiz in Prince of Peckham @20:00

Meet us in the SU bar at 18:00 to have a couple of drinks before heading to Prince of Peckham at 19:30 for their Big Fat Queer Quiz. 

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/493294697861546/


13th of Feb - Film Screening of Tongues Untied @17:00

Join us in FG01 at 17:00 for a screening of Tongues Untied. The film documents Marlon Riggs, with assistance from other gay Black men, especially poet Essex Hemphill, and celebrates Black men loving Black men as a revolutionary act.

Bring food and drinks!


15th of Feb - Queer Tour of Bloomsbury and Board Games Social @17:00

Meet us at the SOAS steps at 17:00 to go on a tour of local LGBTQ+ historical places.

Facebook event for tour: https://www.facebook.com/events/407682226668466/


Afterwards, join us in S118 at 19:30 to play some board games after the Queer Bloomsbury tour!

Sober event - Open to University of London students and friends

Facebook event for board games social: https://www.facebook.com/events/2038894602873282/


16th of February - Voguing workshops and The Triple X Vogue Ball 

We are blessed to have the wonderful Sattva Ninja, Bronze Prodigy and Diva Miyake-Mugler to give us New Way, Old Way and Vogue Femme voguing tutorials! Come to learn some vogue moves, and learn more about the history of the movement! Time and room TBA, but starts at 10:00. All levels welcome!

Room: B102

Old Way vogue example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLzP6121dlo
New way vogue example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-ODxBop8eU
Vogue Femme example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm9emJoXvH0

New Way and Vogue Femme is open to people who identify LGBTQ+, and Old Way is open to QTIPOC. Recommended donation of £5 per workshop, pay what you can.

After the workshops, the Drag Society will be having another kiki session while we get ready to go to the Triple X Ball at 19:00. Room for the kiki TBA. 

Facebook event for the voguing workshops: https://www.facebook.com/events/303393800365296/

Facebook event for the Triple X Ball: https://www.facebook.com/events/350998155448516/


18th of Feb - Panel Discussion: Gender and Performance

More details TBA. 


20th of Feb - Film Screening of The Handmaiden @17:00

Join us in B101 at 17:00 for a screening of The Handmaiden. The Handmaiden is a 2016 South Korean erotic psychological thriller film directed by Park Chan-wook and starring Kim Min-heeKim Tae-riHa Jung-woo and Cho Jin-woong.  The film follows a woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.

Bring food and drinks!


22nd of February - LGBTQ+ Open Mic @19:00

More details TBA. 


25th of February - Crafternoon

More detials TBA.


27th of Feb - Film screening of The Crying Game @17:00

Join us in (room TBA) for a screening of The Crying Game at 17:00! A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world. The film explores themes of race, gender, nationality, and sexuality against the backdrop of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.


3rd of March - Final Night Out @18:00

Meet us in the SOAS SU Bar at 18:00 for predrinks before we decide on 3 different clubs to go to. More details TBA. 



There may be a few more events happening, but we'll let you know of any updates! Make sure to like the SOAS Queer History Month FaceBook page for frequent updates: https://www.facebook.com/soasqhm/


Hope to see you all soon, and happy Queer History Month!!!

Peadar Connolly-Davey, AKA Glangela Fever (follow me on insta @AuntGlange xo)

This webpage was last updated on: 30 Jun 2014 10:54