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What is the LGBT community in 2015?

By Will Stroude

It often seems us LGBT lot are a fractured, splintered group. We have the gay male scene, the separate lesbian clubs, transgendered groups – and bisexuality often seems mute and invisible. Yet the ‘LGBT community’ is frequently referred to in the media, particularly around Pride.

So what is the LGBT community in 2015? Can such a thing even be said to exist anymore?

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That’s the question a number of well-known L, G, B & T speakers will be ruminating on at a special one-off event at London’s Landor theatre on Monday night (July 27). The event will be filmed by LGBT TV, hosted by Patrick Cash, produced under the acclaimed Dean Street Wellbeing Programme and part of the Landor Fringe.

The event is completely free event but pre-booking is recommended to guarantee entry. You can sort that out all very easily over here.

The lineup of speakers includes:

Dr Rose Hepworth (Goldsmiths) & Laurie Poole, assistant psychologist

David Stuart, Lead Substance Use Advisor at 56 Dean Street

Dr Maria Exall, Trade Unions Congress

Marcus Morgan, the Bisexual Index

Aedan Wolton, trans worker at CliniQ

Jacob V Joyce, artist and Queer People of Colour activist

Ivan Massow, businessman and potential Mayor of London candidate

Roberta Francis, transgendered spoken word artist

Pretty Miss Cairo, performer and writer

What is the LGBT Community in 2015? takes place Monday July 27, 7.30pm at The Landor Theatre (near to Clapham North tube), 70 Landor Road, SW9 9PH

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