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Queer Contact 2021

Queer Contact 2021

We've been teasing this one for a while, but now we can bring you the full details of Queer Contact 2021 in all it's vibrant glory, as a fully digital extravaganza delivered straight to your screens.

No dress code (we're sure you look fabulous in whatever you're wearing), and plenty of time to get settled in with four days exploring LGBT+ culture past, present and future. Get ready for everything from talks to cabaret acts, plus a dance party beamed into the comfort of your home.

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT QUEER CONTACT 2021?

Cheddar Gorgeous, star of Channel 4’s Drag SOS, hosts an interactive cabaret, followed by a party with Manchester-based DJ collective RebeccaNeverBecky.

Legendary TV writer Russell T Davies (It’s a Sin, Queer as Folk, Doctor Who) joins It’s A Sin actor (and HIV activist) Nathaniel Hall to discuss discuss portrayals of HIV and AIDS on stage and screen.

Poet and performer Ella Ottomewo brings a group of talented wordsmiths to her spoken word night, Outspoken and writer Darren Atta will be reading excerpts from his Stonewall Book Award-winning work Black Flamingo.

Musician Deanz chats to vogue performer Oskar Marchock about queering dance hall music, and young queer artists Mark Croasdale, mandla rae and Roma Havers premier films with live artist Q+A.

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Published: 4-Mar-2021

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